More Pali - Every few days - [C224]
Warder - Exercise 20 (page 164)
Passages for Reading 2 (Part 12 of 17)
hoti kho so Vaase.t.thaa samayo ya.m kadaaci karahaci
diighassa addhuno accayena aya.m loko viva.t.tati.
there is / indeed / this / Vasettha (and Bharadvaja) /
time / which / at any time / at some time / of long /
time / after the lapse of / this / world / evolves
But it happens, Vasettha and Bharadvaja, when, at some
time after a long period of time, this world evolves.
viva.t.tamaane loke yebhuyyena sattaa
aabhassara-kaayaa cavitvaa itthatta.m aagacchanti.
in the expanding / world / mostly / beings / world of
radiance-group / having fallen / in this world / they
In the evolving world, beings mostly pass away from
the world of radiance and are reborn in this world.
te ca honti mano-mayaa piiti-bhakkhaa sayam-pabhaa
antalikkha-caraa subha-.t.thaayino, cira.m diigham
they / there / there are / mind-made / rapture-feeding
on / self-luminous / sky-moving / lustre-remaining /
for a long time / long / period / they stay
And there they are, mind-made, feeding on rapture,
self-luminous, moving through the sky, lustrous, and
they stay that way for a very long time.