Pali

Namo tassa bhagavato arahato sammāsambuddhassa

1.2.5 Brahmajālasuttavaṇṇanā - So Rare

…..Atha bhagavā evaṃ katapurebhattakicco gandhakuṭiyā upaṭṭhāne nisīditvā pāde pakkhāletvā pādapīṭhe ṭhatvā bhikkhusaṅghaṃ ovadati– “bhikkhave,

appamādena sampādetha,

dullabho buddhuppādo lokasmiṃ,

dullabho manussattapaṭilābho,

dullabhā sampatti,

dullabhā pabbajjā,

dullabhaṃ saddhammassavanan”ti…..


Paribbājakakathāvaṇṇanā, Brahmajālasuttavaṇṇanā, Sīlakkhandhavaggaṭṭhakathā, Dīghanikāye, select.


Vocabulary
  1. appamādena - [ap + pamāda + ena] without negligence
  2. gandhakuṭiyā - [gandha + kuṭī + iyā] smell, odour, perfume + cabin, hut + from
  3. katapurebhattakicco - [kata + pure + bhatta + kicco] fulfilled + earlier, before + meal + obligations i.e., having fulfilled the duties of the morning
  4. manussattapaṭilābho - [manussa + satta + paṭi + lābho] human + being + acquisition i.e., the attainment of a life as human
  5. nisīditvā - [ni + sīditati + vā/ger.] sitting/having sat down
  6. ovadati - [o + vadati] to give advise, exhort, instruct
  7. pāde - [pāda + e] the feet
  8. pabbajjā - [pabbajjā] leaving the world, one who has gone into homelessness to live as an ascetic or recluse
  9. pakkhāletvā - [pa + k + khāleti + vā] washing, having washed
  10. sampādetha - [sam + pādeti + tha/2.nd.imp.] strive!, accomplish!
  11. sampatti - [sam + patti] attainment
  12. upaṭṭhāne - [upa + ṭ + ṭhāna + e] ministering, attending to

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