Buddhasahassanāmāvali - Verse 7

Verse 7



धम्मनियामे कोविदो,

धम्मतायपि कोविदो;

धम्मट्ठितिया कोविदो,

बुद्धं तं पणमाम्यहं.


Dhammaniyāme kovido,

Dhammatāyapi kovido;

Dhammaṭṭhitiyā kovido,

Buddhaṃ taṃ paṇamāmyahaṃ.


I bow to the Buddha,

Skillful and wise in Dhammic laws,

In Dhammic regulations, in its protection and stability.



Vocabulary

  1. dhammaniyāme - in laws of Dhamma
    (niyāme way, manner, method)
  2. kovido - skilful, wise
  3. dhammatāyapi - in protection of Dhamma
    (tāyati+api protect, preserve, nourish)
  4. dhammaṭṭhitiyā - the stability of Dhamma
    (ṭhiti: acc. stability, duration)


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