Dhammapada

Yamakavagga ⧸ Gāthā 17

Idha tappati pecca tappati pāpakārī ubhayattha tappati
Pāpaṃ me katanti tappati bhiyyo tappati duggatiṃ gato

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The Twin-Verses ⧸ Verse 17

Here hes tormented
hes tormented hereafter.
In both worlds
the wrong-doers tormented.
Hes tormented at the thought,
Ive done wrong.
Having gone to a bad destination,
hes tormented
all the more.
English translation © 1997 Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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