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, and from craving, fear is born.
For one released from craving,
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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