Dhammapada

Attavagga ⧸ Gāthā 160

Attā hi attano nātho kohi nātho paro siyā
Attanā va sudantena nāthaṃ labhati dullabhaṃ

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Self ⧸ Verse 160

Oneself is one’s own refuge,
for what other refuge might there be?
With oneself well tamed,
one gets to a refuge
difficult to obtain.
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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