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).

यो ऽसौ अनुकम्पको जगे बुद्ध भेष्यति अनागते ऽध्वनि ।
सर्वदुःखभयशोकनाशकं प्रणमामी अवलोकितेश्वरम् ॥ २७ ॥

yo 'sau anukampako jage buddha bheṣyati anāgate 'dhvani |
sarvaduḥkhabhayaśokanāśakaṃ praṇamāmī avalokiteśvaram || 27 ||

He, so compassionate for the world, shall once become a Buddha, destroying all dangers and sorrows; I humbly bow to Avalokitesvara.

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

Yah, Asi, Asu, Adah, Anukampaka, Jaga, Buddha, Anagata, Anagati, Adhvan, Adhvani, Saru, Sarva, Aduhkha, Bhaya, Shokanasha, Kah, Prana, 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 24.27). 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: “yo 'sau anukampako jage buddha bheṣyati anāgate 'dhvani”
  • yo' -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable relative)
    yu (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    yo (vocative single)
    yu (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    yo (vocative single)
    ya (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    yaḥ (nominative single)
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine); (1 der.)
    yaḥ (nominative single)
  • asau -
  • asi (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    asau (locative single)
    asi (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    asau (locative single)
    asu (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    asau (locative single)
    adaḥ (pronoun, masculine); (1 der.)
    asau (nominative single)
    adaḥ (pronoun, feminine); (1 der.)
    asau (nominative single)
  • anukampako* -
  • anukampaka (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    anukampakaḥ (nominative single)
  • jage -
  • jaga (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    jage (nominative dual)
    jage (vocative dual)
    jage (accusative dual)
    jage (locative single)
  • buddha -
  • buddha (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    buddha (vocative single)
    buddha (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    buddha (vocative single)
  • bheṣyati -
  • bhī (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    bheṣyati (future active third single)
    bhī (verb class 3); (1 der.)
    bheṣyati (future active third single)
  • anāgate' -
  • anāgata (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    anāgate (locative single)
    anāgata (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    anāgate (nominative dual)
    anāgate (vocative dual)
    anāgate (accusative dual)
    anāgate (locative single)
    anāgatā (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    anāgate (nominative dual)
    anāgate (vocative single)
    anāgate (vocative dual)
    anāgate (accusative dual)
    anāgati (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    anāgate (vocative single)
  • adhvani -
  • adhvani (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    adhvani (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    adhvani (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    adhvani (nominative single)
    adhvani (vocative single)
    adhvani (accusative single)
    adhvan (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    adhvani (locative single)
  • Line2: “sarvaduḥkhabhayaśokanāśakaṃ praṇamāmī avalokiteśvaram”
  • 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)
  • aduḥkha -
  • aduḥkha (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    aduḥkha (vocative single)
    aduḥkha (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    aduḥkha (vocative single)
  • bhaya -
  • bhaya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    bhaya (vocative single)
    bhaya (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    bhaya (vocative single)
    bhī (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    bhaya (imperative active second single)
  • śokanāśa -
  • śokanāśa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    śokanāśa (vocative single)
  • kam -
  • ka (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    kam (adverb)
    kam (adverb)
    kam (nominative single)
    kam (accusative single)
    ka (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    kam (accusative single)
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine); (2 der.)
    kam (accusative single)
    kam (accusative single)
  • praṇam -
  • praṇa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    praṇam (adverb)
    praṇam (accusative single)
    praṇa (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    praṇam (adverb)
    praṇam (nominative single)
    praṇam (accusative single)
    praṇā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    praṇam (adverb)
  • ām -
  • ā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    ām (accusative single)
    o (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    ām (accusative single)
  • ī -
  • ī (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    (compound)
    ī (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    (compound)
    i (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    ī (nominative dual)
    ī (vocative dual)
    ī (accusative dual)
  • avalokiteśvaram -
  • avalokiteśvara (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    avalokiteśvaram (adverb)
    avalokiteśvaram (accusative single)

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 24.27

Cover of edition (2001)

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

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