Namo tassa bhagavato arahato sammāsambuddhassa

1.3.7 Hirīsuttaṃ - By Sense of Shame

“Hirīnisedho puriso, koci lokasmiṃ vijjati.
yo nindaṃ apabodhati, asso bhadro kasāmivā ”ti.
“Hirīnisedhā tanuyā, ye caranti sadā satā;
antaṃ dukkhassa pappuyya, caranti visame saman”ti.

Nandanavaggo, Devatāsaṃyuttaṃ, Sagāthāvaggo, Saṃyuttanikāyo


Vocabulary
  1. apabodhati - to render oneself conspicuos, keep alert
  2. asso - horse
  3. bhadro - good, well trained
  4. hirīnisedho - [hirī + nisedho] shame + prevention, restraining
  5. kasāmivā - [kasām + ivā] whip + like
  6. koci - [ko + ci (interrog.part.)] whoever? anyone who?
  7. nindaṃ - blame, finding fault
  8. pappuyya - [pappoti (ger.)] having obtained
  9. tanuyā - slender, slim
  10. visame - uneven, disharmonious

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