Ratana Sutta

Verse 14

Khīnam purānam
navam natthi sambhavam
Viratta cittā āyatike bhavasmim
Te khīnabījā avirūlhicchandā
Nibbanti dhīrā yathā’yam padīpo
Idam pi sanghe ratanam panītam
Etena saccena suvatthi hotu
Their past is extinct, a new becoming
there is not,
their minds are not attached to a future birth, their desires do not grow;
those wise ones with their seeds of
becoming destroyed,
go out even as this lamp does.
In the Sangha is this precious jewel found.
On account of this truth, may there be well-being!
Khīnam extinct, exhausted

purānam past (wholesome and unwholesome kamma)

navam new

natthi there is not

sambhavam becoming, arising

viratta not attached

cittā mind

āyatike to future

bhavasmim rebirth, existence

khīnabījā seed (of becoming) is destroyed

avirūlhicchandā (their) desires do not grow

nibbanti are extinguished

dhīrā wise ones

yathā’yam just like this

padīpo lamp