Dhammapada

Malavagga ⧸ Gāthā 243

Tato malā malataraṃ avijjā paramaṃ malaṃ
Etaṃ malaṃ pahatvāna nimmalā hotha bhikkhavo

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Impurity ⧸ Verse 243

A worse taint than these is ignorance, the worst of all taints. Destroy this one taint and become taintless, O monks!
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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