Dhammapada

Piyavagga ⧸ Gāthā 212

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

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Pleasure ⧸ Verse 212

From affection springs grief, and from affection, fear is born.
For one released from affection,
there is no grief and there is nothing to fear from anywhere.
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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