Piyavagga ⧸ Gāthā 215

Kāmato jāyatī soko kāmato jāyatī bhayaṃ
Kāmato vippamuttassa natthi soko kuto bhayaṃ

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Pleasure ⧸ Verse 215

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

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