Dhammapada

Sahassavagga ⧸ Gāthā 108

Yaṃ kiñci yiṭṭhaṃ va hutaṃ va loke
Saṃvaccharaṃ yajetha puññapekkho
Sabbampi taṃ na catubhāgameti
Abhivādanā ujjugatesu seyyā

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The Thousands ⧸ Verse 108

Everything offered
or sacrificed in the world
for an entire year by one seeking merit
doesnt come to a fourth.
Better to pay respect
to those whove gone
the straight way.
English translation © 1997 Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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