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SARANATTA-MUPEMI



Hymn Of Threefold Refuge






SARANATTA-MUPEMI

Hymn Of Threefold Refuge



Yo vadatam pavaro manujesu
Who is the supreme speaker amongst mankind,
Sakyamuni bhagavā kata kicco
Sakya Sage, O Holy One, whose task is done.
Pāra gatō bala viriya samangi
Gone beyond (this round of rebirths), possessed of power and energy.
Tam sugatam saranattha mupemi
To Thee, the Welcome One, I go for refuge!


Rāga virāga maneja-masokan
Exempt from lust, from craving, sorrow free.
Dhamma-masamkhata mappati kūlam
Law unconditioned and delectable,
Madhura mimam pagunam suvibhattam
sweet, potent, profoundly analytical.
Dhamma-mimam saranattha mupemi
To this very Dhamma, I go for refuge!


Yattha ca dinna mahapphala-māhu
Whatsoever is given bears fruit ‘tis said.
Catusu sucīsu purisa yugesu
There are four Pure Pairs of Persons, and these
Attha ca puggala Dhamma dasāte
Eight are people who have realised the Truth.
Sangha-mimam saranattha mupemi
To this very Sangha I go for refuge!