Verse 65

अग्गविज्‍जो अग्गविञ्‍ञू,
अग्गविद्वा अग्गविदू;
अग्गपुञ्‍ञो अग्गपञ्‍ञो, 
बुद्धं तं पणमाम्यहं.
Aggavijjo aggaviññū,
Aggavidvā aggavidū;
Aggapuñño aggapañño, 
Buddhaṃ taṃ paṇamāmyahaṃ.
I bow to the Buddha,
Who was foremost in wisdom and first amongst the learned,
Foremost amongst the knowledgeable and the wise,
And foremost amongst those whose deeds are righteous and virtuous.


  1. agga - highest, top-most, foremost
  2. vijja (adj.) - possessing wisdom
  3. vidvā (rare pp. of vindati) - wise, knowledgeable
  4. vidū - clever, wise
  5. puñño - virtuous, righteous
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