Dhammapada

Attavagga ⧸ Gāthā 162

Yassa accantadussīlyaṃ māluvā sālamivotataṃ
Karoti so tathattānaṃ yathā naṃ icchatī diso

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Self ⧸ Verse 162

When overspread by extreme vice —
like a sal tree by a vine —
you do to yourself
what an enemy would wish.
English translation © 1997 Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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