Ratana Sutta

Verse 4

Khayam virāgam amatam panītam
Yadajjhagā sakyamuni samāhito
Na tena dhammena sam’atthi kiñci
Idam pi dhamme ratanam panītam
Etena saccena suvatthi hotu
The tranquil Sage of the Sakyas
realized cessation, freedom from passion,
deathlessness and excellence.
There is nothing comparable to this Dhamma.
In the Dhamma is this precious jewel found.
On account of this truth, may there be well-being!
Khayam cessation, extinction, exhaustion (of defilements)

virāgam dispassion, free from passions

amatam deathless

panītam excellent

Yad…ajjhagā such … found

ajjhagā realized, attained

sakyamuni the Sakyan Sage (i.e. the Buddha)

samāhito in concentration, thus achieving tranquility

Na no

tena dhammena with this Dhamma

sam’atthi is equal (to)

kiñci at all

dhamme the teachings of the Enlightened One