Dhammapada

Piyavagga ⧸ Gāthā 211

Tasmā piyaṃ na kayirātha piyāpāyo hi pāpako
Ganthā tesaṃ na vijjanti yesaṃ natthi piyāppiyaṃ

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Pleasure ⧸ Verse 211

Hold nothing dear,
as being separated from what is loved is painful.
There is no bond to be found in one for whom there is neither
the pleasant nor the unpleasant.
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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