Buddhasahassanāmāvali - Verse 7

Verse 7

धम्मनियामे कोविदो,
धम्मतायपि कोविदो;
धम्मट्ठितिया कोविदो,
बुद्धं तं पणमाम्यहं.
Dhammaniyāme kovido,
Dhammatāyapi kovido;
Dhammaṭṭhitiyā kovido,
Buddhaṃ taṃ paṇamāmyahaṃ.
I bow to the Buddha,
Skillful and wise in Dhammic laws, 
In Dhammic regulations, in its protection and stability.

Vocabulary

  1. dhammaniyāme - in laws of Dhamma
    (niyāme way, manner, method)
  2. kovido - skilful, wise
  3. dhammatāyapi - in protection of Dhamma
    (tāyati+api protect, preserve, nourish)
  4. dhammaṭṭhitiyā - the stability of Dhamma
    (ṭhiti: acc. stability, duration)
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