Dhammapada

Buddhavagga ⧸ Gāthā 181

Ye jhānapasutā dhīrā nekkhammūpasame ratā
Devā pi tesaṃ pihayanti sambuddhānaṃ satīmataṃ

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The Buddha ⧸ Verse 181

The wise, on trance intent,
Glad with renunciations calm,
Those real Buddhas, with collected minds,
The very gods do envy.
English translation by Albert Edmunds, from Hymns of the Faith (Dhammapada) (1902).

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