2.1 Dedication of OfferingsYo so bhagavā araham sammāsambuddhoTo the Blessed One, the Buddha, who fully attained perfect Awakening, svākkhāto yena bhagavatā dhammoto the Teaching, which he expounded so well, supaṭipanno yassa bhagavato sāvakasaṇghoand to the Blessed One's disciples, who have practiced well, tammayaṃ bhagavantaṃ sadhammaṃ sasaṅghaṃto these,the Buddha, the Dhamma and the Saṅgha, imehi sakkhārehi yathārahaṃ āropitehi abhipūjayāmawe respect with offerings, our rightful homage. sādhu no bhante bhagavā suciraparinibbutopiIt is well for us that the Blessed One, having attained liberation, pacchimājanatānukampamānasāstill had compassion for future generations. ime sakkāre duggatapaṇṇākārabhūte paṭiggaṇhātu
May these simple offerings be accepted
amhākaṃ dīgharattaṃ hitāya sukhāya
for our long-lasting benefit and for the happiness it gives us,
Arahaṃ sammāsambuddho bhagavā
The Blessed One is Worthy and Rightly Self-awakened,
buddhaṃ bhagavantaṃ abhivādemi.
I bow down be…