Piyavagga ⧸ Gāthā 217

Sīladassanasampannaṃ dhammaṭṭhaṃ saccavedinaṃ
Attano kamma kubbānaṃ taṃ jano kurute piyaṃ

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Pleasure ⧸ Verse 217

People hold dear him who embodies virtue and insight, who is principled, has realized the truth, and who himself does what he ought to be doing.
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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