Buddhasahassanāmāvali - Verse 4

Verse 4



सब्बुत्तमो सत्था सेट्ठो,

समणग्गो सन्तिस्सरो;

अरियधम्मं अञ्‍ञासि.

बुद्धं तं पणमाम्यहं.


Sabbuttamo satthā seṭṭho,

Samaṇaggo santissaro;

Ariyadhammaṃ aññāsi.

Buddhaṃ taṃ paṇamāmyahaṃ.


I bow to the Buddha,

Best and greatest amongst teachers,

Foremost among monks, Lord of peace,

Supreme knower of the Noble Dhamma.



Vocabulary

  1. sabbuttamo - highest, greatest of all
  2. satthā - teacher
  3. seṭṭho - best
  4. samaṇaggo - foremost among monks
    (samaṇa+aggo asetics+foremost)
  5. santissaro - Lord of peace
    (santi+issaro - peace+lord/ruler)
  6. ariyadhammaṃ aññāsi - supreme knower of the Noble Dhamma
    (aññāsi: aor. of jānāti/ājānāti know/understand)


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