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Pali - Every few days - [C245]

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  • John Kelly
    Pali - Every few days - [C245] Warder - Exercise 21 (page 176) Passages for Reading 2 (Part 5 of 41) atha kho tesa.m Vaase.t.thaa sattaana.m rasaaya pathaviyaa
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 26, 2005
      Pali - Every few days - [C245]
      Warder - Exercise 21 (page 176)
      Passages for Reading 2 (Part 5 of 41)

      atha kho tesa.m Vaase.t.thaa sattaana.m rasaaya
      pathaviyaa antarahitaaya bhuumi-pappa.tako
      paaturahosi.
      then / indeed / to these / Vasettha (and Bharadvaja) /
      beings / of the essence / of the earth / on the
      disappearance / earth-fungus / was manifest
      Then, Vasettha and Bharadvaja, on the disappearance of
      the earth-essence, an earth fungus appeared to these
      beings,

      seyyathaa pi naama ahicchattako, eva.m eva.m
      paaturahosi.
      just as / too / indeed / mushroom / thus / was
      manifest
      in the same way that a mushroom appears.

      so ahosi va.n.na-sampanno gandha-sampanno
      rasa-sampanno.
      it / was / colour-endowed / smell-endowed /
      taste-endowed /
      It was endowed with colour, smell, and taste;

      seyyathaa pi naama sampanna.m vaa sappi sampanna.m vaa
      navaniita.m, eva.m-va.n.no ahosi.
      just as / too / indeed / endowed / or / ghee / endowed
      / or / butter / of such-colour / it was
      it was the colour of ghee or butter,

      seyyathaa pi naama khudda.m madhu ane.laka.m,
      evam-assaado ahosi.
      just as / too / indeed / wild honey / sweet / pure /
      of such-taste / it was
      and it had a taste like the sweetness of pure wild
      honey.

      Metta, John
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