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).

सर्वगुणस्य पारमिंगतः सर्वसत्त्वकृपमैत्रलोचनो ।
गुणभूत महागुणोदधी वन्दनीयो अवलोकितेश्वरः ॥ २६ ॥

sarvaguṇasya pāramiṃgataḥ sarvasattvakṛpamaitralocano |
guṇabhūta mahāguṇodadhī vandanīyo avalokiteśvaraḥ || 26 ||

He who possesses the perfection of all virtues, and beholds all beings with compassion and benevolence, he, an ocean of virtues, Virtue itself, he, Avalokitesvara, is worthy of adoration.

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

Sarvaguna, Para, Ingat, Saru, Sarva, Asattva, Krip, Kripa, Rala, Gunabhuta, Mahaguna, Udadhi, Avalokiteshvara,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 24.26). 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: “sarvaguṇasya pāramiṃgataḥ sarvasattvakṛpamaitralocano”
  • sarvaguṇasya -
  • sarvaguṇa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    sarvaguṇasya (genitive single)
    sarvaguṇa (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    sarvaguṇasya (genitive single)
  • pāram -
  • pāra (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    pāram (adverb)
    pāram (accusative single)
    pāra (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    pāram (adverb)
    pāram (nominative single)
    pāram (accusative single)
    pārā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    pāram (adverb)
  • iṅgataḥ -
  • iṅg -> iṅgat (participle, masculine); (3 der.)
    iṅgataḥ (accusative plural), from √iṅg (class 1 verb)
    iṅgataḥ (ablative single), from √iṅg (class 1 verb)
    iṅgataḥ (genitive single), from √iṅg (class 1 verb)
    iṅg -> iṅgat (participle, neuter); (2 der.)
    iṅgataḥ (ablative single), from √iṅg (class 1 verb)
    iṅgataḥ (genitive single), from √iṅg (class 1 verb)
    iṅg (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    iṅgataḥ (present active third dual)
  • sarva -
  • saru (noun, masculine); (5 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    sarū (nominative dual)
    sarū (vocative dual)
    sarū (accusative dual)
    saru (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    saru (nominative single)
    saru (vocative single)
    saru (accusative single)
    saru (noun, feminine); (5 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    sarū (nominative dual)
    sarū (vocative dual)
    sarū (accusative dual)
    sarva (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    sarva (vocative single)
    sarva (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    sarva (vocative single)
  • asattva -
  • asattva (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    asattva (vocative single)
    asattva (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    asattva (vocative single)
  • kṛpam -
  • kṛpa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    kṛpam (adverb)
    kṛpam (accusative single)
    kṛpā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    kṛpam (adverb)
    kṛp (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    kṛpam (accusative single)
  • ait -
  • i (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    ait (imperfect active third single)
  • ralo -
  • ralā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    ralā (nominative single)
  • ūca -
  • uc (verb class 4); (1 der.)
    ūca (perfect active second plural)
    vac (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    ūca (perfect active second plural)
    vac (verb class 3); (1 der.)
    ūca (perfect active second plural)
  • no -
  • nu (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    no (vocative single)
  • Line2: “guṇabhūta mahāguṇodadhī vandanīyo avalokiteśvaraḥ”
  • guṇabhūta -
  • guṇabhūta (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    guṇabhūta (vocative single)
    guṇabhūta (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    guṇabhūta (vocative single)
  • mahāguṇo -
  • mahāguṇa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    mahāguṇa (vocative single)
    mahāguṇa (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    mahāguṇa (vocative single)
    mahāguṇā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    mahāguṇā (nominative single)
  • udadhī -
  • udadhi (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    udadhī (nominative dual)
    udadhī (vocative dual)
    udadhī (accusative dual)
    udadhi (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    udadhī (nominative dual)
    udadhī (vocative dual)
    udadhī (accusative dual)
  • vandanīyo -
  • avalokiteśvaraḥ -
  • avalokiteśvara (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    avalokiteśvaraḥ (nominative single)

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 24.26

Cover of edition (2001)

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

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