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).

मूर्धेन च नमस्यन्ति अहमप्येदृशो भवेत् ।
अनागतस्मिन्नध्वानि तारेयं प्राणिकोटियः ॥ ३३ ॥

mūrdhena ca namasyanti ahamapyedṛśo bhavet |
anāgatasminnadhvāni tāreyaṃ prāṇikoṭiyaḥ || 33 ||

They will bow their heads (and think): 'May I also in future become such a one and release kotis of living beings!

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 (16.33). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Murdhan, Murdha, Ina, Nama, Namas, Namasya, Anti, Aha, Asmad, Apya, Idrish, Idrisha, Anaga, Tad, Adhva, Adhvan, Ani, Tareya, Pranika, Ush,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 16.33). 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: “mūrdhena ca namasyanti ahamapyedṛśo bhavet
  • mūrdhe -
  • mūrdhan (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    mūrdhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ina -
  • ina (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ina (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • namasya -
  • namasya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    namasya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nama (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    namas (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    namas (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    nam (verb class 1)
    [present active second single]
  • anti -
  • anti (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    anti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    antī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • apye -
  • apya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    apyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • īdṛśo* -
  • īdṛś (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    īdṛś (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    īdṛś (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    īdṛśa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhavet -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • Line 2: “anāgatasminnadhvāni tāreyaṃ prāṇikoṭiyaḥ
  • anāga -
  • anāga (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    anāga (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tasminn -
  • tad (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • adhvā -
  • adhva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    adhvan (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • ani -
  • ani (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    anī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • tāreyam -
  • tāreya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • prāṇiko -
  • prāṇika (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prāṇika (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prāṇikā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • uṭ -
  • uṣ (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • iyaḥ -
  • ī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    ī (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 16.33

Cover of edition (2001)

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

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