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).

कल्पशत नेककोट्यचिन्तिया बहुबुद्धान सहस्रकोटिभिः ।
प्रणिधान यथा विशोधितं स्तथ शृण्वाहि मम प्रदेशतः ॥ ३ ॥

kalpaśata nekakoṭyacintiyā bahubuddhāna sahasrakoṭibhiḥ |
praṇidhāna yathā viśodhitaṃ statha śṛṇvāhi mama pradeśataḥ || 3 ||

Hear from my indication how for numerous, inconceivable Aeons he has accomplished his vote under many thousand kotis of Buddhas.

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

Kalpa, Shata, Ush, Acit, Bahu, Buddha, Sahasraka, Pranidhana, Vishodhita, Tha, Asmad, Pradesha, Tas,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 24.3). 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: “kalpaśata nekakoṭyacintiyā bahubuddhāna sahasrakoṭibhiḥ”
  • kalpa -
  • kalpa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    kalpa (vocative single)
    kalpa (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    kalpa (vocative single)
  • śata -
  • śata (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    śata (vocative single)
  • ne -
  • na (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    ne (locative single)
    na (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    ne (nominative dual)
    ne (vocative dual)
    ne (accusative dual)
    ne (locative single)
    (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    ne (nominative dual)
    ne (vocative single)
    ne (vocative dual)
    ne (accusative dual)
    ni (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    ne (vocative single)
    ni (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    ne (vocative single)
  • kako -
  • kak (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    kaka (imperative active second single)
  • uṭ -
  • uṣ (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    uṭ (compound)
    uṭ (adverb)
    uṭ (nominative single)
    uṭ (vocative single)
  • ya -
  • i (noun, masculine); (5 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    ī (nominative dual)
    ī (vocative dual)
    ī (accusative dual)
    ī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    i (adverb)
    ī (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    i (adverb)
    e (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    i (adverb)
  • acinti -
  • acit (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    acinti (nominative plural)
    acinti (vocative plural)
    acinti (accusative plural)
  • yā* -
  • (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    yāḥ (nominative plural)
    yāḥ (accusative plural)
    yāḥ (nominative plural)
    yāḥ (accusative plural)
    (pronoun, feminine); (2 der.)
    yāḥ (nominative plural)
    yāḥ (accusative plural)
  • bahu -
  • bahu (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    bahu (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    bahu (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    bahu (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    bahu (nominative single)
    bahu (vocative single)
    bahu (accusative single)
  • buddhān -
  • buddha (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    buddhān (accusative plural)
  • a -
  • a (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    a (vocative single)
  • sahasrako -
  • sahasraka (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    sahasraka (vocative single)
    sahasraka (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    sahasraka (vocative single)
    sahasrakā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    sahasrakā (nominative single)
  • uṭ -
  • uṣ (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    uṭ (compound)
    uṭ (adverb)
    uṭ (nominative single)
    uṭ (vocative single)
  • ibhiḥ -
  • i (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    ibhiḥ (instrumental plural)
  • Line2: “praṇidhāna yathā viśodhitaṃ statha śṛṇvāhi mama pradeśataḥ”
  • praṇidhāna -
  • praṇidhāna (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    praṇidhāna (vocative single)
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    yathā (indeclinable relative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable relative)
    yathā (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • viśodhitam -
  • viśodhita (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    viśodhitam (adverb)
    viśodhitam (accusative single)
    viśodhita (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    viśodhitam (adverb)
    viśodhitam (nominative single)
    viśodhitam (accusative single)
    viśodhitā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    viśodhitam (adverb)
  • sta -
  • as (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    sta (imperative active second plural)
  • tha -
  • tha (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    tha (vocative single)
    tha (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    tha (vocative single)
  • Cannot analyse śṛṇvāhi*ma
  • mama -
  • asmad (pronoun, none); (1 der.)
    mama (genitive single)
    (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    mama (perfect active second plural)
    (verb class 3); (1 der.)
    mama (perfect active second plural)
    (verb class 4); (1 der.)
    mama (perfect active second plural)
    (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    mama (perfect active second plural)
  • pradeśa -
  • pradeśa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    pradeśa (vocative single)
  • taḥ -
  • tas (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    taḥ (vocative single)
    tas (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    (compound)
    taḥ (nominative single)
    taḥ (vocative single)
    taḥ (accusative single)
    ta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    taḥ (nominative single)

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 24.3

Cover of edition (2001)

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

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