Dhammapada

Piyavagga ⧸ Gāthā 214

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

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Pleasure ⧸ Verse 214

From attachments springs grief, and from attachments, fear is born.
For one released from attachments,
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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