Title- The Virtues of The Triple Gems & The Benefits of Reflecting On The Virtues of The Triple Gems


samgha-dhamma-buddhaThe Virtues of the Triple Gems

 

The Nine Supreme Virtues of the Buddha in Pali

 

So Bhagava Itipi (Bhagava = the Buddha or the most exalted One)
1-Araham
2-Sammasambuddho
3-Vijjacaranasampanno
4-Sugato
5-Lokavidu
6-Anuttaropurisadammasarathi
7-Satta devamanussanam
8-Buddho
9-Bhagava

 

The Brief Meanings of the Virtues

 

1-    So Bhagava Itipi Araham
{The Buddha is known as Araham because He is worthy of special veneration by all men, devas and brahmas.}

2-    So Bhagava Itipi Sammasambuddho
{The Buddha is known as Sammasambuddho because He has fully realized all that should be known by Himself.}

3-    So Bhagava Itipi Vijjacaranasampanno
{The Buddha is known as Vijjacaranasampanno because He is proficient in supreme knowledge and in the practice of morality.}

4-    So Bhagava Itipi Sugato
{ The Buddha is known as Sugato because He speaks only what is true and beneficial.}

5-    So Bhagava Itipi Lokavidu
{ The Buddha is known as Lokavidu because He knows all the three Lokas, namely Satta-Loka, the animate world of living-beings, Sankhara-Loka, the world of conditioned things, and Okasa-Loka, the planes of existences.}

6-    So Bhagava Itipi Anuttaropurisadammasarathi
{ The Buddha is known as Anuttaropurisadammasarathi because He is incomparable in taming those who deserve to be tamed.}

7-    So Bhagava Itipi Satta devamanussanam
{The Buddha is known as Satta devamanussanam because He is the guiding teacher of all devas, men and brahmas.}

8-    So Bhagava Itipi Buddho
{ The Buddha is known as Buddho because He Himself is the Enlightened One, and He can enlighten others.}

9-    So Bhagava Itipi Bhagava
{ The Buddha is known as Bhagava because He is the most exalted One.}

All the Buddhists recite these Virtues every morning and night as the remembrance ,respectful, and thankful to Supreme Buddha. Anyone who recites these Virtues  would also get kusala, the great merits.

 

 

The Six Supreme Virtues of the Dhamma in Pali

 

 

1-Svakkhato bhagavata dhammo
2-Sanditthiko
3-Akaliko
4-Ehipassiko
5-Opaneyyiko
6-Paccattam veditabbo Vinnuhi

 

The Brief Meanings of the Virtues

 

1-Svakkhato bhagavata dhammo
{The Dhamma comprising the Nibbana and the Buddhist texts is well expounded by the Exalted One. }

2-Sanditthiko
{It can be seen and realized vividly by oneself if one practises the Dhamma.}

3-Akaliko
{It yields immediate results to those who practise the the Dhamma and the Fruition-consciousness follows the Path-consciousness without delay. }

4-Ehipassiko
{It is so distinct and pure that it is worthy of inviting others to come and see it.}

5-Opaneyyiko
{It is worthy of being perpetually borne in mind.}

6-Paccattam veditabbo Vinnuhi
{It can be experienced by the wise individually.}

All the Buddhists recite these Virtues every morning and night as the remembrance ,respectful, and thankful to Supreme Dhamma. Anyone who recites these Virtues would also get kusala, the great merits.

 

 

The Nine Supreme Virtues of the Samgha in Pali

 

 

1-Suppatipanno  bhagavato Savakasamgho
2-Ujuppatipanno  bhagavato Savakasamgho
3-Nayappatipano bhagavato Savakasamgho
4-Samicippatipanno bhagavato Savakasamgho
Yadidam cattari purisayugani atthapurisapuggala esa bhagavato Savakasamgho
5-Ahuneyyo
6-Pahuneyyo
7-Dakkhineyyo
8-Anjalikaraniyo
9-Anuttaram punnakkhettam lokassa.

 

The Brief Meaning of the Virtues

 

1-Suppatipanno  bhagavato Savakasamgho
{The disciples of the Exalted One practise well the threefold training of morality, concentration and wisdom.}

2-Ujuppatipanno  bhagavato Savakasamgho
{The disciples of the Exalted One practice righteously the threefold training.}

3-Nayappatipano bhagavato Savakasamgho
{The disciples of the Exalted One practice to realize Nibbana. They are endowed with righteous conduct leading to Nibbana.}

4-Samicippatipanno bhagavato Savakasamgho
Yadidam cattari purisayugani atthapurisapuggala esa bhagavato Savakasamgho
{The disciples of the Exalted One practice to be worthy of veneration. The disciples of the Exalted One numbering four pairs of ariyas or eight noble persons are:}

5-Ahuneyyo
{worthy of receiving offerings brought even from afar;}

6-Pahuneyyo
{worthy of receiving  offerings specially set aside for guests;}

7-Dakkhineyyo
{worthy of receiving offerings offered with the belief that the offering will bear fruits in future existences;}

8-Anjalikaraniyo
{worthy of receiving reverential salution of men, devas and brahmas;}

9-Anuttaram punnakkhettam lokassa.
{The incomparable fertile field for all to sow the seeds of merit.}

All the Buddhists recite these Virtues every morning and night as the remembrance ,respectful, and thankful to Supreme Samgha. Anyone who recites these Virtues would also get kusala, the great merits.

 

 

The Benefits of Reflecting on the Virtues of the Triple Gems

 

 

The person reflecting on the virtues of the Triple Gems can gain the following benefits:

1-Veneration to the Buddha with great respect;
2-Attainment of good mindfulness;
3-Development of wisdom;
4-Having the notion that one is living together with the Buddha;
5-Gaining much merit;
6-Gaining much joy and gladness;
7-Being devoid for fear even in the face of dreadful danger;
8-Avoiding evil deeds, because one feels one is in the presence of the Buddha;
9-Being worthy of veneration as sacred as the chamber of relics;
10-Being ashamed and frightened to commit evil deeds;
11-Attainment of good existences in future lives even if one does not attain the Path-conciousness and its fruition in the present life.

 

 

 

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