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).

स्मरथा स्मरथा स काङ्क्षथा शुद्धसत्त्वं अवलोकितेश्वरम् ।
मरणे व्यसने उपद्रवे त्राणु भोति शरणं परायणम् ॥ २५ ॥

smarathā smarathā sa kāṅkṣathā śuddhasattvaṃ avalokiteśvaram |
maraṇe vyasane upadrave trāṇu bhoti śaraṇaṃ parāyaṇam || 25 ||

Think, O think with tranquil mood of Avalokitesvara, that pure being; he is a protector, a refuge, a recourse in death, disaster, and calamity.

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

Shuddhasattva, Avalokiteshvara, Marana, Vyasana, Upadrava, Tra, Anu, Bha, Bhu, Sharana, Parayana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 24.25). 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: “smarathā smarathā sa kāṅkṣathā śuddhasattvaṃ avalokiteśvaram”
  • smarathā -
  • smarathā -
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    sa (vocative single)
    sa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    sa (nominative single)
  • kāṅkṣathā -
  • śuddhasattvam -
  • śuddhasattva (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    śuddhasattvam (adverb)
    śuddhasattvam (accusative single)
    śuddhasattva (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    śuddhasattvam (adverb)
    śuddhasattvam (nominative single)
    śuddhasattvam (accusative single)
    śuddhasattvā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    śuddhasattvam (adverb)
  • avalokiteśvaram -
  • avalokiteśvara (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    avalokiteśvaram (adverb)
    avalokiteśvaram (accusative single)
  • Line2: “maraṇe vyasane upadrave trāṇu bhoti śaraṇaṃ parāyaṇam”
  • maraṇe -
  • maraṇa (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    maraṇe (nominative dual)
    maraṇe (vocative dual)
    maraṇe (accusative dual)
    maraṇe (locative single)
  • vyasane -
  • vyasana (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    vyasane (nominative dual)
    vyasane (vocative dual)
    vyasane (accusative dual)
    vyasane (locative single)
  • upadrave -
  • upadrava (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    upadrave (locative single)
  • trā -
  • tra (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    tra (vocative single)
    tra (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    tra (vocative single)
    trā (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    trā (nominative single)
    trā (nominative single)
  • aṇu -
  • aṇu (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    aṇu (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    aṇu (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    aṇu (nominative single)
    aṇu (vocative single)
    aṇu (accusative single)
  • bho -
  • bha (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    bha (vocative single)
    bha (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    bha (vocative single)
    bhā (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    bhā (nominative single)
    bhā (nominative single)
    bhā (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    bhā (instrumental single)
    bhu (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    bho (vocative single)
    bhu (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    bho (vocative single)
  • ūti -
  • ūti (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    ūti (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
  • śaraṇam -
  • śaraṇa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    śaraṇam (adverb)
    śaraṇam (accusative single)
    śaraṇa (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    śaraṇam (adverb)
    śaraṇam (nominative single)
    śaraṇam (accusative single)
    śaraṇā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    śaraṇam (adverb)
  • parāyaṇam -
  • parāyaṇa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    parāyaṇam (adverb)
    parāyaṇam (accusative single)
    parāyaṇa (noun, neuter); (6 der.)
    parāyaṇam (adverb)
    parāyaṇam (adverb)
    parāyaṇam (nominative single)
    parāyaṇam (accusative single)
    parāyaṇam (nominative single)
    parāyaṇam (accusative single)
    parāyaṇā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    parāyaṇam (adverb)

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 24.25

Cover of edition (2001)

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

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