Buddhasahassanāmāvali - Verse 14

Verse 14



महाभयं पदालेसि,

छम्भच्छिन्‍नो भयनुदो;

महादुक्खक्खन्धनुदो,

बुद्धं तं पणमाम्यहं.


Mahābhayaṃ padālesi,

Chambhacchinno bhayanudo;

Mahādukkhakkhandhanudo,

Buddhaṃ taṃ paṇamāmyahaṃ.


I bow to the Buddha,

Who destroyed all terror,

Drove away all forms of fear and stupefaction,

And expelled the greatest mass of suffering.



Vocabulary

  1. mahābhayaṃ - great fear
  2. padālesi (caus./aor. padāleti) - cleared, broke, destroyed
  3. chambhacchinno - cut off stupefaction
    (chambha + c + chinno (pp. of chindati) extreme fear + cut asunder
  4. bhayanudo - drove away all forms of fear
    (bhaya + nudo (nudati; adj.) remove, dispel
  5. mahādukkhakkhandhanudo - expelled greatest mass of suffering
    (mahā + dukkha + k + khandha + nudo great + suffering + multitude + dispel)


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