Papavagga ⧸ Gāthā 125

Yo appaduṭṭhassa narassa dussati
Suddhassa posassa anaṅgaṇassa
Tameva bālaṃ pacceti pāpaṃ
Sukhumo rajo paṭivātaṃ va khitto

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Evil ⧸ Verse 125

Whoever harasses
an innocent man,
a man pure, without blemish:
the evil comes right back to the fool
like fine dust
thrown against the wind.
English translation © 1997 Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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