Dhammapada

Buddhavagga ⧸ Gāthā 187

Api dibbesu kāmesu ratiṃ so nādhigacchati
Taṇhakkhayarato hoti sammāsambuddhasāvako

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The Buddha ⧸ Verse 187

Knowing this, the wise man, who is the disciple of the Buddha, does not find delight even in the pleasures of the devas, but rejoices in the cessation of craving (i.e., Nibbana).
English translation by Daw Mya Tin. Edited by Editorial Committee, Burma Tipitaka Association Rangoon, Burma, 1986. For free distribution only, as a gift of dhamma.

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