Dhammapada

Attavagga ⧸ Gāthā 158

Attānameva paṭhamaṃ patirūpe nivesaye
Athaññamanusāseyya na kilisseyya paṇḍito

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Self ⧸ Verse 158

First, if one is fit to instruct,
then another could be taught properly.
(In this way) one could do no wrong.
English translation © 2002 Barnett Fischer. This is a gift of Dhamma and may be freely copied or reprinted without permission from the author or publisher. Otherwise all rights reserved.

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