Sahassavagga ⧸ Gāthā 115

Yo ca vassasataṃ jīve apassaṃ dhammamuttamaṃ
Ekāhaṃ jīvitaṃ seyyo passato dhammamuttamaṃ

Click any Pāli word for an inline definition.

The Thousands ⧸ Verse 115

If one should live an hundred years
Not seeing the highest Doctrine,
Better to him were life one day
When seeing the highest Doctrine.
English translation by Albert Edmunds, from Hymns of the Faith (Dhammapada) (1902).

This project is open source and available on GitHub.