Dhammapada

Piyavagga ⧸ Gāthā 215

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

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Pleasure ⧸ Verse 215

Lust begets sorrow, lust begets fear. For him who is free from lust there is no sorrow; how can there be fear for him?
English translation by Daw Mya Tin. Edited by Editorial Committee, Burma Tipitaka Association Rangoon, Burma, 1986. For free distribution only, as a gift of dhamma.

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