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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