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).

जातीय गन्धो अथ मल्लिकाया तमालपत्रस्य च चन्दनस्य ।
तगरस्य गन्धो अगरुस्य चापि विविधान पुष्पाण फलान चापि ॥ २३ ॥

jātīya gandho atha mallikāyā tamālapatrasya ca candanasya |
tagarasya gandho agarusya cāpi vividhāna puṣpāṇa phalāna cāpi || 23 ||

The fragrance of the great-flowered jasmine, Arabian jasmine, Xanthochymus, sandal, agallochum, of several blossoms and fruits.

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

Jatiya, Atha, Tamalapatra, Candana, Tagara, Agaru, Sya, Capin, Vividhana, Pushpa, Phala,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 18.23). 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: “jātīya gandho atha mallikāyā tamālapatrasya ca candanasya
  • jātīya -
  • jātīya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    jātīya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • gandho -
  • atha -
  • atha (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • mallikāyā -
  • tamālapatrasya -
  • tamālapatra (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    tamālapatra (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • candanasya -
  • candana (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    candana (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “tagarasya gandho agarusya cāpi vividhāna puṣpāṇa phalāna cāpi
  • tagarasya -
  • tagara (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • gandho -
  • agaru -
  • agaru (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    agaru (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • sya -
  • sya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • cāpi -
  • cāpin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    cāpin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • vividhāna -
  • vidh -> vividhāna (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √vidh class 1 verb], [vocative single from √vidh class 6 verb]
    vidh -> vividhāna (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √vidh class 1 verb], [vocative single from √vidh class 6 verb]
  • puṣpā -
  • puṣpa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    puṣpa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    puṣpā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aṇa -
  • aṇ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • phalān -
  • phala (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • a -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • cāpi -
  • cāpin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    cāpin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 18.23

Cover of edition (2001)

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

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