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).

अविवर्तिया केचि स्थिताग्रबोधौ केचि स्थिता धारणिये वरायाम् ।
असङ्गप्रतिभाणि स्थिताश्च केचित् कोटीसहस्राय च धारणीये ॥ ३ ॥

avivartiyā keci sthitāgrabodhau keci sthitā dhāraṇiye varāyām |
asaṅgapratibhāṇi sthitāśca kecit koṭīsahasrāya ca dhāraṇīye || 3 ||

Some have reached the point of supreme enlightenment from whence there is no return, others are standing on the lower stage; some have reached the standpoint of having an unhampered view, and others have obtained thousands of kotis of Dharanis.

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Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (16.3). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Avi, Varti, Vartin, Sthita, Agrabodhi, Dharani, Yah, Yat, Vara, Asanga, Pratibha, Ani, Kah, Kim, Cit, Koti, Sahasra, Dharaniya,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 16.3). 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: “avivartiyā keci sthitāgrabodhau keci sthitā dhāraṇiye varāyām
  • avi -
  • avi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    avi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    avi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    avī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    o (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • varti -
  • varti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vartī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    vartin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vartin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • -
  • (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Cannot analyse keci*st
  • sthitā -
  • sthita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sthita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sthitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    sthā -> sthita (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √sthā class 1 verb]
    sthā -> sthita (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √sthā class 1 verb]
    sthā -> sthitā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √sthā class 1 verb]
  • agrabodhau -
  • agrabodhi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • Cannot analyse keci*st
  • sthitā* -
  • sthita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sthitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    sthā -> sthita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √sthā class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √sthā class 1 verb]
    sthā -> sthitā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √sthā class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √sthā class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √sthā class 1 verb]
  • dhāraṇi -
  • dhāraṇi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    dhāraṇī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • ye -
  • ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • varāyām -
  • varā (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • Line 2: “asaṅgapratibhāṇi sthitāśca kecit koṭīsahasrāya ca dhāraṇīye
  • asaṅga -
  • asaṅga (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    asaṅga (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pratibhā -
  • pratibha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pratibha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pratibhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aṇi -
  • aṇi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    aṇī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • sthitāś -
  • sthita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sthitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    sthā -> sthita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √sthā class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √sthā class 1 verb]
    sthā -> sthitā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √sthā class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √sthā class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √sthā class 1 verb]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ke -
  • ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    ka (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • cit -
  • cit (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    cit (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    cit (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • koṭī -
  • koṭī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    koṭi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • sahasrāya -
  • sahasra (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    sahasra (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dhāraṇīye -
  • dhāraṇīya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    dhāraṇīya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    dhāraṇīyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    dhṛ -> dhāraṇīya (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √dhṛ]
    dhṛ -> dhāraṇīya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √dhṛ], [vocative dual from √dhṛ], [accusative dual from √dhṛ], [locative single from √dhṛ]
    dhṛ -> dhāraṇīyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √dhṛ], [vocative single from √dhṛ], [vocative dual from √dhṛ], [accusative dual from √dhṛ]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 16.3

Cover of edition (2001)

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

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