Dhammapada

Attavagga ⧸ Gāthā 164

Yo sāsanaṃ arahataṃ ariyānaṃ dhammajīvinaṃ
Paṭikkosati dummedho diṭṭhiṃ nissāya pāpikaṃ
Phalāni kaṭṭhakasseva attaghaññāya phallati

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Self ⧸ Verse 164

The teaching of those who live the Dhamma,
worthy ones, noble:
whoever maligns it
— a dullard,
inspired by evil view —
bears fruit for his own destruction,
like the fruiting of the bamboo.
English translation © 1997 Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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