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 व्यालमृगैः परीवृतस्तीक्ष्णदंष्ट्रनखरैर्महाभयैः ।
स्मरतो अवलोकितेश्वरं क्षिप्र गच्छन्ति दिशा अनन्ततः ॥ १४ ॥

saci vyālamṛgaiḥ parīvṛtastīkṣṇadaṃṣṭranakharairmahābhayaiḥ |
smarato avalokiteśvaraṃ kṣipra gacchanti diśā anantataḥ || 14 ||

If a man is surrounded by fearful beasts with .sharp teeth and claws, he has but to think of Avalokitesvara, and they shall quickly fly in all directions.

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

Saci, Vyalamriga, Parivrita, Tikshnadamshtra, Nakhara, Mahabhaya, Avalokiteshvara, Kshipra, Gacchat, Disha, Dishas, Ananta, 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 24.14). 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 vyālamṛgaiḥ parīvṛtastīkṣṇadaṃṣṭranakharairmahābhayaiḥ”
  • 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)
  • vyālamṛgaiḥ -
  • vyālamṛga (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    vyālamṛgaiḥ (instrumental plural)
  • parīvṛtas -
  • parīvṛta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    parīvṛtaḥ (nominative single)
  • tīkṣṇadaṃṣṭra -
  • tīkṣṇadaṃṣṭra (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    tīkṣṇadaṃṣṭra (vocative single)
    tīkṣṇadaṃṣṭra (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    tīkṣṇadaṃṣṭra (vocative single)
  • nakharair -
  • nakhara (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    nakharaiḥ (instrumental plural)
    nakhara (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    nakharaiḥ (instrumental plural)
  • mahābhayaiḥ -
  • mahābhaya (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    mahābhayaiḥ (instrumental plural)
    mahābhaya (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    mahābhayaiḥ (instrumental plural)
  • Line2: “smarato avalokiteśvaraṃ kṣipra gacchanti diśā anantataḥ”
  • smarato -
  • avalokiteśvaram -
  • avalokiteśvara (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    avalokiteśvaram (adverb)
    avalokiteśvaram (accusative single)
  • kṣipra -
  • kṣipra (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    kṣipra (vocative single)
    kṣipra (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    kṣipra (vocative single)
  • gacchanti -
  • gacchat (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    gacchanti (nominative plural)
    gacchanti (vocative plural)
    gacchanti (accusative plural)
    gam (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    gacchanti (present active third plural)
  • diśā* -
  • diśā (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    diśāḥ (nominative plural)
    diśāḥ (vocative plural)
    diśāḥ (accusative plural)
    diśas (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    diśāḥ (nominative single)
    diśa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    diśāḥ (nominative plural)
    diśāḥ (vocative plural)
  • ananta -
  • ananta (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ananta (vocative single)
    ananta (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ananta (vocative single)
    ant (verb class 1); (3 der.)
    ananta (perfect active first single)
    ananta (perfect active second plural)
    ananta (perfect active third 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 24.14

Cover of edition (2001)

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

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