Dhammapada

Malavagga ⧸ Gāthā 242

Malitthiyā duccaritaṃ maccheraṃ dadato malaṃ
Malā ve pāpakā dhammā asmiṃ loke paramhi ca

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Impurity ⧸ Verse 242

Misconduct is the impurity of women,
selfishness is the impurity of giving.
Truly, evil deeds are impurities,
in this world and the next.
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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