Buddhasahassanāmāvali - Verse 15

Verse 15



महाकरुणासम्पत्तो,

महामेत्तायभिरतो;

महाजनहितरतो,

बुद्धं तं पणमाम्यहं.


Mahākaruṇāsampatto,

Mahāmettāyabhirato;

Mahājanahitarato,

Buddhaṃ taṃ paṇamāmyahaṃ.


I bow to the Buddha,

Who was supremely compassionate,

Took delight in radiating paramount loving-kindness,

And was fully devoted to bringing the highest welfare to all.



Vocabulary

  1. mahākaruṇāsampatto - greatly compassionate
    (mahā + karuṇā + sampatto (pp. of sampāpuṇāti) greatly + compassionate + attained, reached)
  2. mahāmettāyabhirato - took delight in radiating utmost loving-kindness
    (mahā + mettāya + abhirato great + compassion + delighting in)
  3. mahājanahitarato - fully devoted in bringing highest welfare to the greatest number of people
    (mahā + jana + hita + rato great + people + benefit + enjoying)


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