He realises that the seductions aimed at him are those to which amfortas succumbed, and he bids the accursed sorceress begone.
Is the Grail, too, then turned into a mocking spirit to the unhappy amfortas?
It can not wound the guileless and pure one as it wounded the sinful amfortas.
"No, uncover it not," cries amfortas, in a passion of despair.
amfortas waves it to and fro—the knights gaze in ecstatic adoration.
Growing old, he has delegated his headship to his son amfortas.
In her rage she discloses to Parsifal that it was Klingsor who wounded amfortas with the sacred spear.
The Fool, though guileless, has not been enlightened by pity to inquire the cause of amfortas's wound.
Shield-bearers and serving-brothers then enter, bearing the litter upon which amfortas lies.
The cause of the maimed kings (amfortas) hurt is his having taken up arms in the cause of worldly and unlawful love.