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).

ये पर्वतेष्वेव गुहानिवासी कलविङ्कका कोकिल बर्हिणश्च ।
पक्षीण ये जीवकजीवका हि तेषां च वल्गू शृणुते हि शब्दान् ॥ ११ ॥

ye parvateṣveva guhānivāsī kalaviṅkakā kokila barhiṇaśca |
pakṣīṇa ye jīvakajīvakā hi teṣāṃ ca valgū śṛṇute hi śabdān || 11 ||

He hears the cries of the denizens of mountains and glens; the tender notes of Kalavinkas, cuckoos, pea fowls, pheasants, and other birds.

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

Yah, Yat, Parvata, Eva, Guha, Asi, Kalavinka, Kokila, Barhina, Barhin, Barhi, Pakshi, Pakshin, Jivaka, Tad, Valgu, Shabda,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 18.11). 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.

  • Line1: “ye parvateṣveva guhānivāsī kalaviṅkakā kokila barhiṇaśca”
  • ye -
  • ya (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    ye (nominative plural)
    (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    ye (nominative dual)
    ye (accusative dual)
    ye (nominative dual)
    ye (accusative dual)
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine); (1 der.)
    ye (nominative plural)
    yat (pronoun, neuter); (2 der.)
    ye (nominative dual)
    ye (accusative dual)
    (pronoun, feminine); (2 der.)
    ye (nominative dual)
    ye (accusative dual)
  • parvateṣve -
  • parvata (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    parvateṣu (locative plural)
    parvata (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    parvateṣu (locative plural)
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable particle)
    eva (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    eva (vocative single)
    eva (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    eva (vocative single)
  • guhān -
  • guha (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    guhān (accusative plural)
  • ivā -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    iva (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • asī -
  • asī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    asī (nominative single)
    asi (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    asī (nominative dual)
    asī (vocative dual)
    asī (accusative dual)
    asi (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    asī (nominative dual)
    asī (vocative dual)
    asī (accusative dual)
  • kalaviṅka -
  • kalaviṅka (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    kalaviṅka (vocative single)
  • -
  • (indeclinable interrogative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable interrogative)
    (pronoun, feminine); (1 der.)
    (nominative single)
  • kokila -
  • kokila (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    kokila (vocative single)
  • barhiṇaś -
  • barhiṇa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    barhiṇaḥ (nominative single)
    barhin (noun, masculine); (5 der.)
    barhiṇaḥ (nominative plural)
    barhiṇaḥ (vocative plural)
    barhiṇaḥ (accusative plural)
    barhiṇaḥ (ablative single)
    barhiṇaḥ (genitive single)
    barhin (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    barhiṇaḥ (ablative single)
    barhiṇaḥ (genitive single)
    barhī (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    barhiṇaḥ (ablative single)
    barhiṇaḥ (genitive single)
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable conjunction)
    ca (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ca (vocative single)
    ca (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ca (vocative single)
  • Line2: “pakṣīṇa ye jīvakajīvakā hi teṣāṃ ca valgū śṛṇute hi śabdān”
  • pakṣī -
  • pakṣī (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    (compound)
    pakṣī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    pakṣī (nominative single)
    pakṣi (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    pakṣī (nominative dual)
    pakṣī (vocative dual)
    pakṣī (accusative dual)
    pakṣin (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    pakṣī (nominative single)
  • ṇa -
  • ṇa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ṇa (vocative single)
  • ye -
  • ya (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    ye (nominative plural)
    (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    ye (nominative dual)
    ye (accusative dual)
    ye (nominative dual)
    ye (accusative dual)
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine); (1 der.)
    ye (nominative plural)
    yat (pronoun, neuter); (2 der.)
    ye (nominative dual)
    ye (accusative dual)
    (pronoun, feminine); (2 der.)
    ye (nominative dual)
    ye (accusative dual)
  • jīvaka -
  • jīvaka (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    jīvaka (vocative single)
    jīvaka (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    jīvaka (vocative single)
  • jīvakā* -
  • jīvaka (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    jīvakāḥ (nominative plural)
    jīvakāḥ (vocative plural)
    jīvakā (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    jīvakāḥ (nominative plural)
    jīvakāḥ (vocative plural)
    jīvakāḥ (accusative plural)
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable particle)
  • teṣām -
  • tad (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    teṣām (genitive plural)
    sa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    teṣām (genitive plural)
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable conjunction)
    ca (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ca (vocative single)
    ca (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ca (vocative single)
  • valgū -
  • valgu (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    valgū (nominative dual)
    valgū (vocative dual)
    valgū (accusative dual)
    valgu (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    valgū (nominative dual)
    valgū (vocative dual)
    valgū (accusative dual)
  • śṛṇute -
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable particle)
  • śabdān -
  • śabda (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    śabdān (accusative plural)

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 18.11

Cover of edition (2001)

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

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