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Co. Mahaaraahulovaadasutta, B series, 3B

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  • nina van gorkom
    Co. Mahaaraahulovaadasutta, B series, 3 B Words: simbalii (m): silk-cotton tree supanna (m): Garuda bird daaya (m): forest grove kuu.ta (m. nt.): top,
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      Co. Mahaaraahulovaadasutta, B series, 3 B

      Words:
      simbalii (m): silk-cotton tree
      supanna (m): Garuda bird
      daaya (m): forest grove
      kuu.ta (m. nt.): top, prominence
      ha.msa (m): swan
      gagana (nt): sky
      tala (n): flat surface, base
      pakkhandati: leap forward
      pati (m): husband, master
      naava (f): ship
      ajjhogaahati: plunge into, enter (p.p: ajjhogaa.lha)
      sara (m): arrow, lake
      anubhavati: experience, partake in
      anubhaava: power
      cakkavattiraajaa ((m): wheelturning monarch
      sampayaati: go on, proceed (p.p. sampayaata)
      parinaayaka (m): guide, leader, advisor.
      ratana (n): gem
      parinaayaka ratana : chief of army of the universal monarch
      valahaaka (m): rainy cloud
      vigata: without
      nabba (n): sky
      taara (f): star
      adhipati (m): lord, ruler
      osadhii: star of healing

      bhagavaa simbalidaayato nikkhantasupa.n.naraajaa viya,
      The Exalted One was like a king of the Garuda birds, emerging from a forest
      grove of silk-cotton trees,

      raahulabhaddo ca supa.n.naraajassa pacchatonikkhantasupa.n.napotako viya.

      And Lucky Rahula was like the young of the king of the Garuda birds,
      departing after him.

      bhagavaa cittakuu.tapabbatato gaganatala.m pakkhandasuva.n.naha.msaraajaa
      viya,
      The Exalted One was like the golden king of the swans, leaping from Mount
      Cittakuu, gliding along the sky,

      raahulabhaddo ca ha.msaadhipati.m anupakkhandaha.msapotako viya.
      And Lucky Rahula was like a swan¹s young, following in its flight the ruler
      of the swans.

      bhagavaa mahaasara.m ajjhogaa.lhaa suva.n.namahaanaavaa viya,
      The Exalted One was like a golden vessel, that had entered a great lake,

      raahulabhaddo ca suva.n.nanaava.m pacchaa anubandhanaavaapotako viya.
      And Lucky Rahula was like a small boat following after the golden vessel.

      bhagavaa cakkaratanaanubhaavena gaganatale sampayaatacakkavattiraajaa viya,
      The Exalted One was like a wheelturning monarch, flying in the sky by the
      power of the Wheel Gem,

      raahulabhaddo ca raajaana.m anusampayaatapari.naayakaratana.m viya.

      And Lucky Rahula was like the chief of army of the universal monarch,
      proceeding after the universal monarch.

      bhagavaa vigatavalaahaka.m nabha.m pa.tipannataarakaraajaa viya,

      The Exalted One was like the ruler of the stars*, floating in a cloudless
      sky,

      raahulabhaddo ca taarakaadhipatino anumaggapa.tipannaa
      parisuddhaosadhitaarakaa viya.

      and Lucky Rahula was like the pure ³star of healing², following the ruler of
      the stars in its course.

      English:
      The Exalted One was like a king of the Garuda birds, emerging from a forest
      grove of silk-cotton trees,
      And Lucky Rahula was like the young of the king of the Garuda birds,
      departing after it.
      The Exalted One was like the golden king of the swans, leaping from Mount
      Cittakuu, gliding along the sky,
      And Lucky Rahula was like a swan¹s young, following in its flight the ruler
      of the swans.
      The Exalted One was like a golden vessel, that had entered a great lake,
      And Lucky Rahula was like a small boat following after the golden vessel.
      The Exalted One was like a wheelturning monarch, flying in the sky by the
      power of the Wheel Gem,
      And Lucky Rahula was like the chief of army of the universal monarch,
      proceeding after the universal monarch.
      The Exalted One was like the ruler of the stars *, floating in a cloudless
      sky,
      and Lucky Rahula was like the pure ³star of healing², following the ruler of
      the stars in its course.
      * The Subcommentary explains: the ruler of the stars is the moon.
      ****
      Nina.
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