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).

शुभलोचन मैत्रलोचना प्रज्ञाज्ञानविशिष्टलोचना ।
कृपलोचन शुद्धलोचना प्रेमणीय सुमुखा सुलोचना ॥ २० ॥

śubhalocana maitralocanā prajñājñānaviśiṣṭalocanā |
kṛpalocana śuddhalocanā premaṇīya sumukhā sulocanā || 20 ||

O thou whose eyes are clear, whose eyes are kind, distinguished by wisdom and knowledge, whose eyes are full of pity and benevolence; thou so lovely by thy beautiful face and beautiful eyes!

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

Shubhalocana, Maitra, Locana, Prajnajnana, Vishishta, Kripa, Shuddha, Premaniya, Sumukha, Sulocana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 24.20). 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.

  • Line 1: “śubhalocana maitralocanā prajñājñānaviśiṣṭalocanā
  • śubhalocana -
  • śubhalocana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śubhalocana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • maitra -
  • maitra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    maitra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • locanā -
  • locanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • prajñājñāna -
  • prajñājñāna (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prajñājñāna (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • viśiṣṭa -
  • viśiṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    viśiṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • locanā -
  • locanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “kṛpalocana śuddhalocanā premaṇīya sumukhā sulocanā
  • kṛpa -
  • kṛpa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • locana -
  • locana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    locana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śuddha -
  • śuddha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śuddha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śudh -> śuddha (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √śudh class 1 verb], [vocative single from √śudh class 4 verb]
    śudh -> śuddha (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √śudh class 1 verb], [vocative single from √śudh class 4 verb]
  • locanā -
  • locanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • premaṇīya -
  • premaṇīya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    premaṇīya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sumukhā -
  • sumukhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • sulocanā -
  • sulocanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 24.20

Cover of edition (2001)

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

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