Dhammapada

Attavagga ⧸ Gāthā 157

Attānaṃ ce piyaṃ jaññā rakkheyya naṃ surakkhitaṃ
Tiṇṇamaññataraṃ yāmaṃ paṭijaggeyya paṇḍito

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Self ⧸ Verse 157

If one holds oneself dear, one should diligently watch oneself. Let the wise man keep vigil during any of the three watches of the night.
English translation © 1985 Buddhist Publication Society, Kandy, Sri Lanka. From The Dhammapada: The Buddha’s Path of Wisdom, translated from the Pali by Acharya Buddharakkhita.

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