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)

[1] Just like a surgeon removes a poisoned arrow the Buddha removes the arrow of grief


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