Buddhasahassanāmāvali - Verse 16

Verse 16



महा-अविज्‍जा पम्मद्दि,

मायाजालविमोचनो;

मिच्छावादं निमद्देसि,

बुद्धं तं पणमाम्यहं.


Mahā-avijjā pammaddi,

Māyājālavimocano;

Micchāvādaṃ nimaddesi,

Buddhaṃ taṃ paṇamāmyahaṃ.


I bow to the Buddha,

Who destroyed great ignorance,

Smashed the net of conceit and deceit,

And shattered false beliefs born out of ignorance.



Vocabulary

  1. mahā-avijjā - great ignorance
  2. pammaddi (aor. of pamaddati) - crush, destroy, defeat
  3. māyājālavimocano - smashed the net of conceit and deceit
    (māyā + jāla + vimocano conceit + net + release)
  4. micchāvādaṃ - false beliefs born from false doctrine


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