Dhammapada

Buddhavagga ⧸ Gāthā 181

Ye jhānapasutā dhīrā nekkhammūpasame ratā
Devā pi tesaṃ pihayanti sambuddhānaṃ satīmataṃ

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The Buddha ⧸ Verse 181

They, the enlightened, intent on jhana,
delighting in stilling
& renunciation,
self-awakened & mindful:
even the devas
view them with envy.
English translation © 1997 Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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