Dhammapada

Buddhavagga ⧸ The Buddha

  1. Yassa jitaṃ nāvajīyati jitamassa no yāti koci lokWhose conquest cant be undone,
  2. Yassa jālinī visattikā taṇhā natthi kuhiñci netavIn whom theres no craving
  3. Ye jhānapasutā dhīrā nekkhammūpasame ratThey, the enlightened, intent on jhana,
  4. Kiccho manussapaṭilābho kicchaṃ macchāna jīvitaHard the winning of a human birth.
  5. Sabbapāpassa akaraṇaṃ kusalassa upasampadThe non-doing of any evil,
  6. Khantī paramaṃ tapo titikkhPatient endurance:
  7. Anūpavādo anūpaghāto pātimokkhe ca saṃvarNot disparaging, not injuring,
  8. Na kahāpaṇavassena titti kāmesu vijjatNot even if it rained gold coins
  9. Api dibbesu kāmesu ratiṃ so nādhigacchateven in heavenly sensual pleasures.
  10. Bahū ve saraṇaṃ yanti pabbatāni vanāni cThey go to many a refuge,
  11. Netaṃ kho saraṇaṃ khemaṃ netaṃ saraṇamuttamaThats not the secure refuge,
  12. Yo ca buddhañca dhammañca saṅghañca saraṇaṃ gatBut when, having gone
  13. Dukkhaṃ dukkhasamuppādaṃ dukkhassa ca atikkamastress,
  14. Etaṃ kho saraṇaṃ khemaṃ etaṃ saraṇamuttamathats the secure refuge,
  15. Dullabho purisājañño na so sabbattha jāyatIts hard to come by
  16. Sukho buddhānaṃ uppādo sukhā saddhammadesanA blessing: the arising of Awakened Ones.
  17. Pūjārahe pūjayato buddhe yadi va sāvakIf you worship those worthy of worship,
  18. Te tādise pūjayato nibbute akutobhaywho are unendangered,

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