Dhammapada

Malavagga ⧸ Gāthā 244

Sujīvaṃ ahirikena kākasūrena dhaṃsinā
Pakkhandinā pagabbhena saṃkiliṭṭhena jīvitaṃ

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Impurity ⧸ Verse 244

Easy is life lived shamelessly
with the cleverness of a crow
offensive
Braggarts live recklessly, having soiled their lives.
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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