Dhammapada

Piyavagga ⧸ Gāthā 220

Tatheva katapuññampi asmā lokā paraṃ gataṃ
Puññāni patigaṇhanti piyaṃ ñātīva āgataṃ

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Pleasure ⧸ Verse 220

In just the same way,
when youve done good
& gone from this world
to the world beyond,
your good deeds receive you —
as kin, someone dear
come home.
English translation © 1997 Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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