Dhammapada

Piyavagga ⧸ Gāthā 210

piyehi samāgañchī appiyehi kudācanaṃ
Piyānaṃ adassanaṃ dukkhaṃ appiyānañca dassanaṃ

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Pleasure ⧸ Verse 210

Dont ever — regardless —
be conjoined with whats dear
or undear.
Its painful
not to see whats dear
or to see whats not.
English translation © 1997 Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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