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).

यक्षाण चो भोति सदा पुरस्कृतो नागान गन्धर्वगणान चैव ।
पिशाचकानां च पिशाचिकानां सुसत्कृतो मानितु पूजितश्च ॥ ५८ ॥

yakṣāṇa co bhoti sadā puraskṛto nāgāna gandharvagaṇāna caiva |
piśācakānāṃ ca piśācikānāṃ susatkṛto mānitu pūjitaśca || 58 ||

He is constantly followed by goblins, crowds of Nagas, Gandharvas, imps, male and female, who honour, respect, and worship him.

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

Yaksha, Bha, Bhu, Sada, Sad, Puraskrita, Naga, Gandharva, Gana, Pishacaka, Pishacika, Susatkrita, Mani, Manin, Pujita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 18.58). 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: “yakṣāṇa co bhoti sadā puraskṛto nāgāna gandharvagaṇāna caiva
  • yakṣā -
  • yakṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yakṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yakṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    yakṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • aṇa -
  • aṇ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • co* -
  • ca (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bho -
  • bha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    bhā (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    bhu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    bhu (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • ūti -
  • ūti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ūti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • sadā -
  • sadā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sad (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    sad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    sadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • puraskṛto* -
  • puraskṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • nāgān -
  • nāga (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • a -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • gandharva -
  • gandharva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • gaṇān -
  • gaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • a -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • cai -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • Line2: “piśācakānāṃ ca piśācikānāṃ susatkṛto mānitu pūjitaśca
  • piśācakānām -
  • piśācaka (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    piśācaka (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • piśācikānām -
  • piśācikā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • susatkṛto* -
  • susatkṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • māni -
  • mānī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    mānin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    mānin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    (verb class 2)
    [imperative active first single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • pūjitaś -
  • pūjita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    pūj -> pūjita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √pūj class 1 verb], [nominative single from √pūj class 10 verb]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 18.58

Cover of edition (2001)

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

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