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 disregard merit, thinking, "It wont come to me..."
Even as a jug is slowly filled by drops of falling water,
the wise are filled with merit, which accumulates gradually.
English translation © 2002 Barnett Fischer. This is a gift of Dhamma and may be freely copied or reprinted without permission from the author or publisher. Otherwise all rights reserved.

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