Dhammapada

Papavagga ⧸ Gāthā 122

pamaññetha puññassa na maṃ taṃ āgamissati
Udabindunipātena udakumbho pi pūrati
Pūrati dhīro puññassa thokathokampi ācinaṃ

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Evil ⧸ Verse 122

Dont underestimate merit
(It wont amount to much).
A water jar fills,
even with water
falling in drops.
With merit — even if
bit
by
bit,
habitually —
the enlightened one fills himself full.
English translation © 1997 Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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