Buddhasahassanāmāvali - Verse 15

Verse 15

महाकरुणासम्पत्तो,
महामेत्तायभिरतो;
महाजनहितरतो,
बुद्धं तं पणमाम्यहं.
Mahākaruṇāsampatto,
Mahāmettāyabhirato;
Mahājanahitarato,
Buddhaṃ taṃ paṇamāmyahaṃ.
I bow to the Buddha,
Who was supremely compassionate,
Took delight in radiating paramount loving-kindness,
And was fully devoted to bringing the highest welfare to all. 

Vocabulary

  1. mahākaruṇāsampatto - greatly compassionate
    (mahā + karuṇā + sampatto (pp. of sampāpuṇāti) greatly + compassionate + attained, reached)
  2. mahāmettāyabhirato - took delight in radiating utmost loving-kindness
    (mahā + mettāya + abhirato great + compassion + delighting in)
  3. mahājanahitarato - fully devoted in bringing highest welfare to the greatest number of people
    (mahā + jana + hita + rato great + people + benefit + enjoying)
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