Buddhasahassanāmāvali - Verse 13

Verse 13

 

 


महासोकसल्‍लकत्तो,

महाखीलविसोधनो;

महासन्तिसुखकरो,

बुद्धं तं पणमाम्यहं.


Mahāsokasallakatto,

Mahākhīlavisodhano;

Mahāsantisukhakaro,

Buddhaṃ taṃ paṇamāmyahaṃ.


I bow to the Buddha,

The supreme surgeon who removed grief and woe,

A radical destroyer of the strong stakes of craving,

And a great harbinger of peace and happiness.



Vocabulary

  1. mahāsokasallakatto - a supreme surgeon (dealing with) terrible grief and woe
    (mahā + soka + salla + katto)1 great + grief + arrow + cut off, remove)
  2. mahākhīlavisodhano - a radical destroyer of the strong stakes of craving
    (mahā + khīla + visodhano great + pillar, post + cleansing)
  3. mahāsantisukhakaro - a great harbinger of peace and happiness
    (mahā + santi + sukha + karo great + peace + happiness + giver)
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[1] Just like a surgeon removes a poisoned arrow the Buddha removes the arrow of grief


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