Dhammapada

Piyavagga ⧸ Gāthā 214

Ratiyā jāyatī soko ratiyā jāyatī bhayaṃ
Ratiyā vippamuttassa natthi soko kuto bhayaṃ

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Pleasure ⧸ Verse 214

From delight is born grief,
from delight is born fear.
For one freed from delight
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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