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 आघतने उपस्थितो वध्यघातनवशंगतो भवेत् ।
स्मरतो अवलोकितेश्वरं खण्डखण्ड तद शस्त्र गच्छियुः ॥ १० ॥

saci āghatane upasthito vadhyaghātanavaśaṃgato bhavet |
smarato avalokiteśvaraṃ khaṇḍakhaṇḍa tada śastra gacchiyuḥ || 10 ||

If a man, delivered to the power of the executioners, is already standing at the place of execution, he has but to think of Avalokitesvara, and their swords shall go to pieces.

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

Saci, Ghata, Upasthita, Vadhya, Ghatana, Vashangata, Avalokiteshvara, Khanda, Tada, Shastra, Gat, Shi,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 24.10). 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 āghatane upasthito vadhyaghātanavaśaṃgato bhavet”
  • saci -
  • saci (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    saci (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    saci (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    saci (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    saci (nominative single)
    saci (vocative single)
    saci (accusative single)
    sacī (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    saci (adverb)
    saci (vocative single)
    sacī (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    saci (compound)
    saci (adverb)
    saci (vocative single)
    sacī (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    saci (compound)
    saci (adverb)
    saci (nominative single)
    saci (vocative single)
    saci (accusative single)
  • ā -
  • ā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    ā (nominative single)
    (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    ā (nominative single)
    (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    ā (nominative single)
  • ghata -
  • ghata (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ghata (vocative single)
    ghata (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ghata (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)
  • upasthito* -
  • upasthita (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    upasthitaḥ (nominative single)
  • vadhya -
  • vadhya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    vadhya (vocative single)
    vadhya (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    vadhya (vocative single)
  • ghātana -
  • ghātana (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ghātana (vocative single)
    ghātana (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ghātana (vocative single)
  • vaśaṅgato* -
  • vaśaṅgata (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    vaśaṅgataḥ (nominative single)
  • bhavet -
  • bhū (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    bhavet (optative active third single)
  • Line2: “smarato avalokiteśvaraṃ khaṇḍakhaṇḍa tada śastra gacchiyuḥ”
  • smarato -
  • avalokiteśvaram -
  • avalokiteśvara (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    avalokiteśvaram (adverb)
    avalokiteśvaram (accusative single)
  • khaṇḍa -
  • khaṇḍa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    khaṇḍa (vocative single)
    khaṇḍa (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    khaṇḍa (vocative single)
    khaṇḍ (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    khaṇḍa (imperative active second single)
  • khaṇḍa -
  • khaṇḍa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    khaṇḍa (vocative single)
    khaṇḍa (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    khaṇḍa (vocative single)
    khaṇḍ (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    khaṇḍa (imperative active second single)
  • tada -
  • tada (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    tada (vocative single)
    tada (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    tada (vocative single)
  • śastra -
  • śastra (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    (compound)
    (compound)
    śastra (vocative single)
    śastra (vocative single)
    śastra (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    śastra (vocative single)
  • gacch -
  • gat (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    (compound)
    gat (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    gat (nominative single)
    gat (vocative single)
    gat (accusative single)
  • śi -
  • śi (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    śī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    śi (adverb)
    śi (adverb)
    śī (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    śi (adverb)
    śī (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    śi (compound)
    śi (adverb)
    śi (nominative single)
    śi (vocative single)
    śi (accusative single)
  • yuḥ -
  • yu (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    yuḥ (nominative single)
    yu (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    yuḥ (nominative single)

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 24.10

Cover of edition (2001)

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

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