Buddhasahassanāmāvali - Verse 10

Verse 10

महासीलो महाचित्तो,
महाबुधो महामुनि;
महामोहोदधिं तिण्णो,
बुद्धं तं पणमाम्यहं.
Mahāsīlo mahācitto,
Mahābudho mahāmuni;
Mahāmohodadhiṃ tiṇṇo,
Buddhaṃ taṃ paṇamāmyahaṃ.
I bow to the Buddha,
Who strictly observed all moral precepts,
And practised the highest stage of concentration,
A supreme sage possessing great wisdom,
He crossed the vast ocean of ignorance. 

Vocabulary

  1. mahāsīlo - perfect in observing all moral precepts
  2. mahācitto - practised the highest stage of concentration
  3. mahābudho - possessed great wisdom
  4. mahāmuni - a supreme sage
  5. mahāmohodadhiṃ - great ocean of ignorance
    (mahā+moho+udadhiṃ great+ignorance+sea)
  6. tiṇṇo (pp. of tarati) - crossed
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