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 sorrow born,
And fear from delight is born:
For one delivered from delight,
Sorrow is not, nor fear.
English translation by Albert Edmunds, from Hymns of the Faith (Dhammapada) (1902).

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