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).

कृपसद्गुणमैत्रगर्जिता शुभगुण मैत्रमना महाघना ।
क्लेशाग्नि शमेसि प्राणिनां धर्मवर्षं अमृतं प्रवर्षसि ॥ २२ ॥

kṛpasadguṇamaitragarjitā śubhaguṇa maitramanā mahāghanā |
kleśāgni śamesi prāṇināṃ dharmavarṣaṃ amṛtaṃ pravarṣasi || 22 ||

O thou who rejoicest in kindness having its source in compassion, thou great cloud of good qualities and of benevolent mind, thou quenchest the fire that vexes living beings, thou pourest out nectar, the rain of the law.

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

Kripa, Sadguna, Garjita, Shubha, Guna, Maitra, Ana, Mah, Maha, Aghana, Klesha, Shama, Shami, Pranin, Dharmavarsha, Amrita, Pravarsha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 24.22). 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: “kṛpasadguṇamaitragarjitā śubhaguṇa maitramanā mahāghanā
  • kṛpa -
  • kṛpa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sadguṇam -
  • sadguṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sadguṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sadguṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ait -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • ra -
  • ra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • garjitā -
  • garjitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    gṛj (verb class 1)
    [periphrastic-future active third single]
    garj (verb class 1)
    [periphrastic-future active third single]
  • śubha -
  • śubha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śubha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śubh (verb class 6)
    [imperative active second single]
  • guṇa -
  • guṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • maitram -
  • maitra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    maitra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    maitrā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • anā* -
  • ana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • mahā -
  • maha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    maha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mahat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    mah (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    mahā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    mah (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • aghanā -
  • aghanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “kleśāgni śamesi prāṇināṃ dharmavarṣaṃ amṛtaṃ pravarṣasi
  • kleśā -
  • kleśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kleś (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • agni -
  • agni (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • śame -
  • śama (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    śama (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    śamā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    śami (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • si -
  • si (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • prāṇinām -
  • prāṇin (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    prāṇin (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • dharmavarṣam -
  • dharmavarṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dharmavarṣa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • amṛtam -
  • amṛta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    amṛta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    amṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • pravarṣa -
  • pravarṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • si -
  • si (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 24.22

Cover of edition (2001)

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

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