Piyavagga ⧸ Gāthā 215

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

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Pleasure ⧸ Verse 215

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