Buddhasahassanāmāvali - Verse 14

Verse 14

महाभयं पदालेसि,
छम्भच्छिन्‍नो भयनुदो;
महादुक्खक्खन्धनुदो,
बुद्धं तं पणमाम्यहं.
Mahābhayaṃ padālesi,
Chambhacchinno bhayanudo;
Mahādukkhakkhandhanudo,
Buddhaṃ taṃ paṇamāmyahaṃ.
I bow to the Buddha,
Who destroyed all terror,
Drove away all forms of fear and stupefaction,
And expelled the greatest mass of suffering. 

Vocabulary

  1. mahābhayaṃ - great fear
  2. padālesi (caus./aor. padāleti) - cleared, broke, destroyed
  3. chambhacchinno - cut off stupefaction
    (chambha + c + chinno (pp. of chindati) extreme fear + cut asunder
  4. bhayanudo - drove away all forms of fear
    (bhaya + nudo (nudati; adj.) remove, dispel
  5. mahādukkhakkhandhanudo - expelled greatest mass of suffering
    (mahā + dukkha + k + khandha + nudo great + suffering + multitude + dispel)
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