Dhammapada

Attavagga ⧸ Gāthā 166

Attadatthaṃ paratthena bahunā pi na hāpaye
Attadatthambhiññāya sadatthapasuto siyā

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Self ⧸ Verse 166

Ones own welfare ought not be neglected,
through the welfare of others,
though many,
Understanding well, ones own welfare,
one ought to be engaged therein.
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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