Dhammapada

Malavagga ⧸ Gāthā 253

Paravajjānupassissa niccaṃ ujjhānasaññino
Āsavā tassa vaḍḍhanti ārā so āsavakkhayā

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Impurity ⧸ Verse 253

In one who constantly sees the faults of others and is always disparaging them, moral intoxicants (asavas) increase; he is far from extinction of moral intoxicants (i.e., he is far from attainment of arahatship).
English translation by Daw Mya Tin. Edited by Editorial Committee, Burma Tipitaka Association Rangoon, Burma, 1986. For free distribution only, as a gift of dhamma.

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