Dhammapada

Piyavagga ⧸ Gāthā 216

Taṇhāya jāyatī soko taṇhāya jāyatī bhayaṃ
Taṇhāya vippamuttassa natthi soko kuto bhayaṃ

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Pleasure ⧸ Verse 216

From craving springs grief, from craving springs fear. For one who is wholly free from craving there is no grief; whence then fear?
English translation © 1985 Buddhist Publication Society, Kandy, Sri Lanka. From The Dhammapada: The Buddha’s Path of Wisdom, translated from the Pali by Acharya Buddharakkhita.

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