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).

सचि सागरदुर्गि पातयेन्नागमकरसुरभूत-आलये ।
स्मरतो अवलोकितेश्वरं जलराजे न कदाचिसीदति ॥ ६ ॥

saci sāgaradurgi pātayennāgamakarasurabhūta-ālaye |
smarato avalokiteśvaraṃ jalarāje na kadācisīdati || 6 ||

If one happens to fall into the dreadful ocean, the abode of Nagas, marine monsters, and demons, he has but to think of Avalokitesvara, and he shall never sink down in the king of waters.

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

Saci, Sagara, Naga, Akara, Surabhu, Uta, Alaya, Ali, Avalokiteshvara, Jala, Raja, Raji, Raj,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 24.6). 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: “saci sāgaradurgi pātayennāgamakarasurabhūta-ālaye
  • saci -
  • saci (indeclinable)
    saci (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    saci (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    saci (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    sacī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    sacī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    sacī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • sāgara -
  • sāgara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sāgara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • durgi -
  • durgi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • pātayen -
  • pat (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • nāgam -
  • nāga (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nāga (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    nāgā (noun, feminine)
  • akara -
  • akara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    akara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • surabhū -
  • surabhū (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    surabhū (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    surabhū (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • ūta* -
  • ūta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    u -> ūta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √u class 1 verb], [nominative single from √u class 2 verb], [nominative single from √u class 5 verb]
    -> ūta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √ class 1 verb]
  • ālaye -
  • ālaya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    āli (noun, feminine)
    [dative single]
    āli (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
  • Line2: “smarato avalokiteśvaraṃ jalarāje na kadācisīdati
  • smarato -
  • avalokiteśvaram -
  • avalokiteśvara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • jala -
  • jala (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    jala (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    jal (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • rāje -
  • rāja (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    rājā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    rāji (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    rāji (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    rāj (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    rāj (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
    rāj (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Cannot analyse kadācisīdati

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 24.6

Cover of edition (2001)

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

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