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 दृष्टिविषैः परीवृतो ज्वलनार्चिशिखिदुष्टदारुणैः ।
स्मरतो अवलोकितेश्वरं क्षिप्रमेव ते भोन्ति निर्विषाः ॥ १५ ॥

saci dṛṣṭiviṣaiḥ parīvṛto jvalanārciśikhiduṣṭadāruṇaiḥ |
smarato avalokiteśvaraṃ kṣiprameva te bhonti nirviṣāḥ || 15 ||

If a man is surrounded by snakes malicious and frightful on account of the flames and fires (they emit), be has but to think of Avalokitesvara, and they shall quickly lose their poison.

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

Saci, Drishtivisha, Parivrita, Jvalana, Arc, Arcin, Shikhi, Shikhin, Dushta, Daruna, Avalokiteshvara, Kshipra, Eva, Tad, Yushmad, Nirvisha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 24.15). 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 dṛṣṭiviṣaiḥ parīvṛto jvalanārciśikhiduṣṭadāruṇaiḥ”
  • 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)
  • dṛṣṭiviṣaiḥ -
  • dṛṣṭiviṣa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    dṛṣṭiviṣaiḥ (instrumental plural)
    dṛṣṭiviṣa (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    dṛṣṭiviṣaiḥ (instrumental plural)
  • parīvṛto* -
  • parīvṛta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    parīvṛtaḥ (nominative single)
  • jvalanā -
  • jvalana (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    jvalana (vocative single)
    jvalana (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    jvalana (vocative single)
    jvalanā (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    jvalanā (nominative single)
    jvalanā (nominative single)
  • arci -
  • arci (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    arcin (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    arci (compound)
    arci (adverb)
    arcin (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    arci (compound)
    arci (adverb)
    arci (nominative single)
    arci (vocative single)
    arci (accusative single)
    arc (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    arci (locative single)
  • śikhi -
  • śikhi (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    śikhī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    śikhi (adverb)
    śikhi (vocative single)
    śikhin (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    śikhi (compound)
    śikhi (adverb)
    śikhin (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    śikhi (compound)
    śikhi (adverb)
    śikhi (nominative single)
    śikhi (vocative single)
    śikhi (accusative single)
  • duṣṭa -
  • duṣṭa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    duṣṭa (vocative single)
    duṣṭa (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    duṣṭa (vocative single)
  • dāruṇaiḥ -
  • dāruṇa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    dāruṇaiḥ (instrumental plural)
    dāruṇa (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    dāruṇaiḥ (instrumental plural)
  • Line2: “smarato avalokiteśvaraṃ kṣiprameva te bhonti nirviṣāḥ”
  • smarato -
  • avalokiteśvaram -
  • avalokiteśvara (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    avalokiteśvaram (adverb)
    avalokiteśvaram (accusative single)
  • kṣipram -
  • kṣipram (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    kṣipra (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    kṣipram (adverb)
    kṣipram (accusative single)
    kṣipra (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    kṣipram (adverb)
    kṣipram (nominative single)
    kṣipram (accusative single)
    kṣiprā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    kṣipram (adverb)
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable particle)
    eva (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    eva (vocative single)
    eva (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    eva (vocative single)
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    te (locative single)
    ta (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    te (nominative dual)
    te (vocative dual)
    te (accusative dual)
    te (locative single)
    (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    te (nominative dual)
    te (vocative single)
    te (vocative dual)
    te (accusative dual)
    tad (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    te (nominative dual)
    te (accusative dual)
    sa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    te (nominative plural)
    (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    te (nominative dual)
    te (accusative dual)
    te (nominative dual)
    te (accusative dual)
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none); (2 der.)
    te (dative single)
    te (genitive single)
  • Cannot analyse bhonti*ni
  • nirviṣāḥ -
  • nirviṣa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    nirviṣāḥ (nominative plural)
    nirviṣāḥ (vocative plural)
    nirviṣā (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    nirviṣāḥ (nominative plural)
    nirviṣāḥ (vocative plural)
    nirviṣāḥ (accusative plural)

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 24.15

Cover of edition (2001)

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

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