Dhammapada

Malavagga ⧸ Gāthā 254

Ākāse padaṃ natthi samaṇo natthi bāhire
Papañcābhiratā pajā nippapañcā tathāgatā

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Impurity ⧸ Verse 254

In the sky there is no track; outside the Buddhas Teaching there is no ariya bhikkhu (samana). All beings take delight in fetters (i.e., craving, pride and wrong view) that prolong samsara; all the Buddhas are free from these fetters.
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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