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Dandavagga · Gātha 134
Sa ce neresi attānaṃ kaṃso upahato yathā
Esa patto si nibbāṇaṃ sārambho te na vijjati
Punishment · Verse 134
If, like a flattened metal pot
you don't resound,
you've attained an Unbinding;
in you there's found
English translation © 1997 Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.