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Re: SV: [Pali] suddhabbara

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  • John Kelly
    Dear Ole and Suan, Thank you both for your speedy responses to my question. Now I see that vara makes perfect sense. Pali often throws me with these sandhi
    Message 1 of 4 , Oct 10, 2006
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      Dear Ole and Suan,

      Thank you both for your speedy responses to my question. Now I see
      that 'vara' makes perfect sense. Pali often throws me with these
      sandhi changes when words are completely disguised like that.

      With metta,
      John

      --- In Pali@yahoogroups.com, "Ole Holten Pind" <oleholtenpind@...> wrote:
      >
      > The context would suggest reading vara for bbara.
      > OP
      >
      >
      > _____
      >
      > Fra: Pali@yahoogroups.com [mailto:Pali@yahoogroups.com] På vegne af John
      > Kelly
      > Sendt: 9. oktober 2006 12:36
      > Til: Pali
      > Emne: [Pali] suddhabbara
      >
      >
      >
      > Dear friends,
      >
      > Can anyone tell me where the word "suddhabbara" comes from? It comes
      from a
      > chanting book and this is a verse of reverence to the Buddha, and
      appears to
      > have been translated simply as "purified", but "suddha" has that
      meaning on
      > it's own, I thought. what does the "-abbara" ending mean?
      >
      > Buddho
      > susuddho karu.naa-maha.n.navo
      >
      > Yo
      > 'ccanta-suddhabbara-~naa.na-locano
      >
      > Lokassa
      > paapuupakilesa-ghaatako
      >
      > Vandaami
      > buddha.m ahamaadarena ta.m.
      >
      > The Buddha, well-purifed, with
      > ocean-like compassion,
      >
      > Possessed of the eye of
      > knowledge, completely purified,
      >
      > Destroyer of the evils and
      > corruption of the world;
      >
      > I revere that Buddha with
      > devotion.
      >
      > Thanks for any help that can be offered.
      > With metta,
      > John
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