Dhammapada

Buddhavagga ⧸ Gāthā 187

Api dibbesu kāmesu ratiṃ so nādhigacchati
Taṇhakkhayarato hoti sammāsambuddhasāvako

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The Buddha ⧸ Verse 187

Even divine sensual pleasures, this one would not seek.
Seeking only the destruction of the excitement of craving,
this one is a disciple of the Rightly Self Awakened One!
English translation © 2002 Barnett Fischer. This is a gift of Dhamma and may be freely copied or reprinted without permission from the author or publisher. Otherwise all rights reserved.

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