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).

Chapter 24 - The All-Sided One

citradhvaja akṣayomatī etamarthaṃ paripṛcchi kāraṇāt |
kenā jinaputra hetunā ucyate hi avalokiteśvaraḥ || 1 ||
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atha sa diśatā vilokiyā praṇidhīsāgaru akṣayomati |
citradhvajo 'dhyabhāṣata śṛṇu caryāmavalokiteśvare || 2 ||
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kalpaśata nekakoṭyacintiyā bahubuddhāna sahasrakoṭibhiḥ |
praṇidhāna yathā viśodhitaṃ statha śṛṇvāhi mama pradeśataḥ || 3 ||
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śravaṇo atha darśano 'pi ca anupūrvaṃ ca tathā anusmṛtiḥ |
bhavatīha amogha prāṇināṃ sarvaduḥkhabhavaśokanāśakaḥ || 4 ||
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saci agnikhadāya pātayed ghatanārthāya praduṣṭamānasaḥ |
smarato avalokiteśvaraṃ abhisikto iva agni śāmyati || 5 ||
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saci sāgaradurgi pātayennāgamakarasurabhūta-ālaye |
smarato avalokiteśvaraṃ jalarāje na kadācisīdati || 6 ||
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saci merutalātu pātayed ghatanārthāya praduṣṭamānasaḥ |
smarato avalokiteśvaraṃ sūryabhūto va nabhe pratiṣṭhati || 7 ||
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vajrāmaya parvato yadi ghatanārthāya hi mūrdhni oṣaret |
smarato avalokiteśvaraṃ romakūpa na prabhonti hiṃsitum || 8 ||
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saci śatrugaṇaiḥ parīvṛtaḥ śastrahastairvihiṃsacetasaiḥ |
smarato avalokiteśvaraṃ maitracitta tada bhonti tatkṣaṇam || 9 ||
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saci āghatane upasthito vadhyaghātanavaśaṃgato bhavet |
smarato avalokiteśvaraṃ khaṇḍakhaṇḍa tada śastra gacchiyuḥ || 10 ||
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saci dārumayairayomayairhaḍinigaḍairiha baddhabandhanaiḥ |
smarato avalokiteśvaraṃ kṣiprameva vipaṭanti bandhanā || 11 ||
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mantrā bala vidya oṣadhī bhūta vetāla śarīranāśakā |
smarato avalokiteśvaraṃ tān gacchanti yataḥ pravartitāḥ || 12 ||
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saci ojaharaiḥ parīvṛto nāgayakṣasurabhūtarākṣasaiḥ |
smarato avalokiteśvaraṃ romakūpa na prabhonti hiṃsitum || 13 ||
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saci vyālamṛgaiḥ parīvṛtastīkṣṇadaṃṣṭranakharairmahābhayaiḥ |
smarato avalokiteśvaraṃ kṣipra gacchanti diśā anantataḥ || 14 ||
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saci dṛṣṭiviṣaiḥ parīvṛto jvalanārciśikhiduṣṭadāruṇaiḥ |
smarato avalokiteśvaraṃ kṣiprameva te bhonti nirviṣāḥ || 15 ||
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gambhīra savidyu niścarī meghavajrāśani vāriprasravāḥ |
smarato avalokiteśvaraṃ kṣiprameva praśamanti tatkṣaṇam || 16 ||
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bahuduḥkhaśatairupadrutān sattva dṛṣṭva bahuduḥkhapīḍitān |
śubhajñānabalo vilokiyā tena trātaru gaje sadevake || 17 ||
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ṛddhībalapāramiṃgato vipulajñāna upāyaśikṣitaḥ |
sarvatra daśaddiśī jage sarvakṣetreṣu aśeṣa dṛśyate || 18 ||
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ye ca akṣaṇadurgatī bhayā narakatiryagyamasya śāsane |
jātījaravyādhipīḍitā anupūrvaṃ praśamanti prāṇinām || 19 ||
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śubhalocana maitralocanā prajñājñānaviśiṣṭalocanā |
kṛpalocana śuddhalocanā premaṇīya sumukhā sulocanā || 20 ||
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amalāmalanirmalaprabhā vitimira jñānadivākaraprabhā |
apahṛtānilajvalaprabhā pratapanto jagatī virocase || 21 ||
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kṛpasadguṇamaitragarjitā śubhaguṇa maitramanā mahāghanā |
kleśāgni śamesi prāṇināṃ dharmavarṣaṃ amṛtaṃ pravarṣasi || 22 ||
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kalahe ca vivādavigrahe narasaṃgrāmagate mahābhaye |
smarato avalokiteśvaraṃ praśameyā arisaṃgha pāpakā || 23 ||
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meghasvara dundubhisvaro jaladharagarjita brahmasusvaraḥ |
svaramaṇḍalapāramiṃgataḥ smaraṇīyo avalokiteśvaraḥ || 24 ||
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smarathā smarathā sa kāṅkṣathā śuddhasattvaṃ avalokiteśvaram |
maraṇe vyasane upadrave trāṇu bhoti śaraṇaṃ parāyaṇam || 25 ||
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sarvaguṇasya pāramiṃgataḥ sarvasattvakṛpamaitralocano |
guṇabhūta mahāguṇodadhī vandanīyo avalokiteśvaraḥ || 26 ||
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yo 'sau anukampako jage buddha bheṣyati anāgate 'dhvani |
sarvaduḥkhabhayaśokanāśakaṃ praṇamāmī avalokiteśvaram || 27 ||
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lokeśvara rājanāyako bhikṣudharmākaru lokapūjito |
bahukalpaśatāṃścaritva ca prāptu bodhi virajāṃ anuttarām || 28 ||
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sthita dakṣiṇavāmatastathā vījayanta amitābhanāyakam |
māyopamatā samādhinā sarvakṣetre jina gatva pūjiṣu || 29 ||
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diśi paścimataḥ sukhākarā lokadhātu virajā sukhāvatī |
yatra eṣa amitābhanāyakaḥ saṃprati tiṣṭhati sattvasārathiḥ || 30 ||
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na ca istriṇa tatra saṃbhavo nāpi ca maithunadharma sarvaśaḥ |
upapāduka te jinorasāḥ padmagarbheṣu niṣaṇṇa nirmalāḥ || 31 ||
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so caiva amitābhanāyakaḥ padmagarbhe viraje manorame |
siṃhāsani saṃniṣaṇṇako śālarajo va yathā virājate || 32 ||
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so 'pi tathā lokanāyako yasya nāsti tribhavesmi sādṛśaḥ |
yanme puṇya stavitva saṃcitaṃ kṣipra bhomi yatha tvaṃ narottama || 33 ||
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Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra The All-Sided One

Cover of edition (2013)

The Lotus Sutra (The Saddharma-Pundarika)
by H. Kern (2013)

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Cover of edition (2001)

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

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