Dhammapada

Dandavagga ⧸ Gāthā 141

Na naggacariyā na jaṭā na paṅkā
Nānāsakā thaṇḍilasāyikā
Rājo ca jallaṃ ukkuṭikappadhānaṃ
Sodhenti maccaṃ avitiṇṇakaṅkhaṃ

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Punishment ⧸ Verse 141

Neither nakedness nor matted hair
nor mud nor the refusal of food
nor sleeping on the bare ground
nor dust & dirt nor squatting austerities
cleanses the mortal
whos not gone beyond doubt.
English translation © 1997 Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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