Buddhavagga ⧸ Gāthā 185

Anūpavādo anūpaghāto pātimokkhe ca saṃvaro
Mattaññutā ca bhattasmiṃ pantañca sayanāsanaṃ
Adhicitte ca āyogo etaṃ buddhāna sāsanaṃ

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The Buddha ⧸ Verse 185

Not disparaging, not injuring,
restraint in line with the Patimokkha,
moderation in food,
dwelling in seclusion,
commitment to the heightened mind:
this is the teaching
of the Awakened.
English translation © 1997 Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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