Buddhasahassanāmāvali - Verse 41

Verse 41

अहङ्कारा विनिमुत्तो, 
ममङ्कारा मुत्तो मुनि; 
मानावमाना विमुत्तो, 
बुद्धं तं पणमाम्यहं.
    
Ahaṅkārā vinimutto, 
Mamaṅkārā mutto muni; 
Mānāvamānā vimutto, 
Buddhaṃ taṃ paṇamāmyahaṃ.
    
I bow to the Buddha,
        Who was completely free from egoism, 
        A sage, free from selfish attachments, 
        Indifferent to honour and dishonour. 
    

Vocabulary

  1. ahaṅkārā vinimutto - completely free from egoism
  2. ahaṅkārā: aham + kārā - ‘maker of I’, pride, arrogance, selfishness
  3. muni - a sage
  4. mamaṅkārā mutto - free from selfish attachments
  5. mamaṅkārā: mama + kārā - selfishness, self-interest
  6. mānāvamānā vimutto - indifferent to honour and dishonour
  7. mānāvamānā: māna + āvamānā - pride, concet + disrespect, contempt
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