Lotus Sutra (Saddharma-Pundarika) [sanskrit]

by H. Kern | 2013 | 16,351 words | ISBN-13: 9788120801226

The Lotus Sutra (Saddharma-pundarika) is an important Mahayana Buddhist scripture classified as one of the nine Dharmas. the Lotus Sutra deals with a wide range of important Buddhist teachings in twenty-seven chapters including the nature of the Buddhas and the inherent potentiality of becoming Buddha within all beings. This editions only contains the Sanskrit metrical text and the corresponding English translation. Alternative titles: Saddharma-puṇḍarīka-sūtra (सद्धर्म-पुण्डरीक-सूत्र).

एवं च धर्मं श्रुणियान अद्य विभज्यमानं सुगतेन संमुखम् ।
प्रीतिस्फुटाः प्राणसहस्रकोट्यो य औरसा लोकविनायकस्य ॥ २ ॥

evaṃ ca dharmaṃ śruṇiyāna adya vibhajyamānaṃ sugatena saṃmukham |
prītisphuṭāḥ prāṇasahasrakoṭyo ya aurasā lokavināyakasya || 2 ||

And on hearing such a law imparted by the Sugata from face to face, thousands of kotis of creatures, the genuine sons of the Leader of the world, have been pervaded with gladness.

English translation by H. Kern (2013) Buy now!

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (16.2). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Evam, Eva, Dharma, Adya, Vibhajya, Ana, Sugata, Mukha, Priti, Sphuta, Prana, Sahasrakoti, Aurasa, Lokavinayaka,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 16.2). If the system was successful in segmenting the sentence, you will see of which words it is made up of, generally consisting of Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs, Participles and Indeclinables. Click on the link to show all possible derivations of the word.

  • Line 1: “evaṃ ca dharmaṃ śruṇiyāna adya vibhajyamānaṃ sugatena saṃmukham
  • evam -
  • evam (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    evam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    evā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dharmam -
  • dharma (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dharman (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    dharman (noun, neuter)
    [adverb]
    dharmā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Cannot analyse śruṇiyāna*ad
  • adya -
  • adya (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    adya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    adya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vibhajyam -
  • vibhajya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vibhajya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vibhajyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ānam -
  • āna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    an (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first single]
  • sugatena -
  • sugata (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    sugata (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • saṃ -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • mukham -
  • mukha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mukha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “prītisphuṭāḥ prāṇasahasrakoṭyo ya aurasā lokavināyakasya
  • prīti -
  • prīti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    prītī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    prītī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    prītī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • sphuṭāḥ -
  • sphuṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sphuṭā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • prāṇa -
  • prāṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prāṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sahasrakoṭyo* -
  • sahasrakoṭī (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    sahasrakoṭī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • ya -
  • aurasā* -
  • aurasa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    aurasā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • lokavināyakasya -
  • lokavināyaka (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 16.2

Cover of edition (2001)

The Lotus Sutra (Text with Hindi Translation)
by Ram Mohan Das (2001)

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