Dhammapada

Piyavagga ⧸ Gāthā 212

Piyato jāyatī soko piyato jāyatī bhayaṃ
Piyato vippamuttassa natthi soko kuto bhayaṃ

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Pleasure ⧸ Verse 212

From whats dear is born grief,
from whats dear is born fear.
For one freed from whats dear
theres no grief
— so how fear?
English translation © 1997 Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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