Dhammapada

Papavagga ⧸ Gāthā 123

Vāṇijo va bhayaṃ maggaṃ appasattho mahaddhano
Visaṃ jīvitukāmo va pāpāni parivajjaye

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Evil ⧸ Verse 123

Like a merchant with a small
but well-laden caravan
— a dangerous road,
like a person who loves life
— a poison,
one should avoid
— evil deeds.
English translation © 1997 Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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