Namo tassa bhagavato arahato sammāsambuddhassa

Introduction to 1.2.2
Puggalavaggo (The Two Rare Individuals)

Compared with the Ekapuggalavaggo the Puggalavaggo increases the number of appearances by one, the wheel-turning monarch: -rājā ca cakkavattī-.

It may be noted that the expression: -uppajjamānā uppajjanti- describes in its grammatical form the enduring process of fulfilling the perfections: -uppajjamānā– when, upon arising - thus relating to the great aspiration of the Tathāgata in performing his persisting efforts. -uppajjanti- they arise- for the sake and benefit of the wellbeing of many folk, and not for any other reason: uppajjantā bahujanahitatthāya uppajjanti, na aññena kāraṇenāti evamettha attho veditabbo.

May deep respect and gratitude develop!


Pāli lesson (with audio) 1.2.2

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