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Namo tassa bhagavato arahato sammāsambuddhassa

1.2.3 Dullabhasuttaṃ - Difficult to Encounter

“Tiṇṇaṃ, bhikkhave, pātubhāvo dullabho lokasmiṃ. Katamesaṃ tiṇṇaṃ?

Tathāgatassa, bhikkhave, arahato sammāsambuddhassa pātubhāvo dullabho lokasmiṃ,

tathāgatappaveditassa dhammavinayassa desetā puggalo dullabho lokasmiṃ,

kataññū katavedī puggalo dullabho lokasmiṃ.

Imesaṃ kho, bhikkhave, tiṇṇaṃ pātubhāvo dullabho lokasmin”ti.

Āpāyikavaggo, Paṭhamapaṇṇāsakaṃ, Tikanipātapāḷi, Aṅguttaranikāyo

Vocabulary
  1. desetā - [desetar, nom.sing.] instructor, teacher
  2. dhammavinayassa - [dhammavinayassa] teaching + discipline + of
  3. dullabho - [du + l + labho] hard, difficult + attainment, acquisition
  4. kataññū - [kata+aññū] grateful, lit. knowing what has been done (for oneself)
  5. katavedī - [kata + vedī] grateful, lit. understanding what has been done (for oneself)
  6. tathāgatappaveditassa - [tathā + gata + p + pa + vedita/pp. + ssa] made known by a tathāgata
  7. tiṇṇaṃ - [ti + gen.] three

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