Piyavagga ⧸ Gāthā 212

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

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Pleasure ⧸ Verse 212

From pleasure comes grief, from pleasure comes fear; he who is free from pleasure knows neither grief nor fear.
English translation by Max Müller, from The Sacred Books of the East (1881).

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