Lokavagga ⧸ Gāthā 177

Na ve kadariyā devalokaṃ vajanti bālā have nappasaṃsanti dānaṃ Dhīro ca dānaṃ anumodamāno Teneva so hoti sūkhī parattha

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The World ⧸ Verse 177

No misers go
to the world of the devas.
Those who dont praise giving
are fools.
The enlightened
express their approval for giving
and so find ease
in the world beyond.
English translation © 1997 Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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