Jayamangala Gatha

 

  1. Bahum sahassam-abhinim
    mita sayudham tam
    Girimekhalam udita ghora
    sasena maram
    Danadidhamma vidhina
    jitava munindo
    Tarn tejasa bhavatu te
    jayamangalani

     

     

  2. Maratirekam-abhiyuj jhita
    sabbarattim
    Ghorampanalavaka makkha
    mathaddha yakkham
    Khanti sudanta vidhina jitava munindo Tam tejasa bhavatu te
    jayamangalani

     

     

  3. Nalagirim gajavaram
    atimatta bhutan
    Davaggicakkam-asanlva sudarunantam
    Mettambuseka vidhina jitava munindo
    Tarn tejasa bhavatu te
    jayamangalani

     

     

  4. Ukkhitta khagga mati hattha sudarunantam
    Dhavarn tiyojana pathan gulimala vantarn
    Iddhibhi sarikhatamano jitava munindo
    Tarn tejasa bhavatu te
    jayamangalani

     

     

  5. Katvana katthamudararn iva gabbhinlya
    Cincaya duttha vacanarn janakaya majjhe
    Santena somavidhina jitava munindo
    Tarn tejasa bhavatu te
    jayamangalani

     

     

  6. Saccarn vihaya matisac caka vadaketum
    Vadabhiropitamanam atiandhabhutam
    Pannapadlpajalito jitava munindo
    Tarn tejasa bhavatu te
    jayamangalani

     

     

  7. Nandopanandabhujagam vibudham
    mahiddhim
    Puttena therabhujagena damapayanto Iddhupadesa vidhina jitava munindo Tarn tejasa bhavatu te
    jayamangalani

     

     

  8. Duggahaditthi bhujajagena
    sudatthahattam
    Brahmam visuddhi jutimiddhi
    bakabhidhanarn
    Nanagadena vidhina jitava munindo
    Tarn tejasa bhavatu te
    jayamangalani

     

     

  9. Etapi Buddha j ayamangala atthagatha
    Y6 vacako dinadine sarate matandi
    Hitvana neka vividhani cupaddavani
    Mokkham sukham adhigameyya
    narosapanfio.

Stanzas of Victory and Blessing

 

1. Creating thousand hands, with weapons armed was Mara seated on the trumpeting, ferocious elephant Girimekhala.
Him, together with his army, did the Lord of Sages subdue by means of generosity and other virtues. By its grace may joyous victory be thine.

2. More violent than Mara were the indocile, obstinate demon Alavaka, who battled with the Buddha throughout the
whole night. Him, did the Lord of Sages subdue by means of His patience and self-control. By its grace may joyous victory be thine.

3. Nalagiri, the mighty elephant, highly intoxicated was raging like a forest-fire and was terrible as thunder-bolt. Sprinkling the waters of loving-kindness, this ferocious Beast, did the Lord of Sages subdue. By its grace may joyous victory be thine.

4. With uplifted sword, for a distance of three leagues, did wicked Angulimala run. The Lord of Sages subdued him by
His psychic powers. By its grace may joyous victory be thine.

5. Her belly bound with faggots, to simulate the bigness of pregnancy, Cinca, with harsh words made foul accusation in the midst of an assemblage. Her, did the Lord of Sages subdue by His serene and peaceful bearing. By its grace may
Joyous victory be thine.

6. Haughty Saccaka, who ignored truth, was like abanner in controversy, and his vision was blinded by his own disputation. Lighting the lamp of wisdom, Him did the Lord of Sages subdue. By its grace may Joyous victory be thine.

 

7. The wise and powerful serpent Nandopananda, the Noble Sage caused to be subdued by the psychic power of his disciple son (Thero Moggallana). By its grace may joyous victory be thine.

 

8. The pure, radiant, majestic Brahma, named Baka, whose hand was grievously bitten by the snake of tenacious heresies, the Lord of Sages cure with His medicine of wisdom. By its grace may joyous victory be thine.

 

9. The wise one, who daily recites and earnestly remembers these eight verses of joyous victory of the Budhha, will get
rid of various misfortunes and gain the bliss of Nibbana.