Dhammapada

Dhammatthavagga ⧸ Gāthā 269

Pāpāni parivajjeti sa manī tena so muni
Yo munāti ubho loke muni tena pavuccati

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The Just ⧸ Verse 269

Like one holding a pair of scales, the wise one takes what is good and rejects what is evil. For this reason he is a muni. He who understands both internal and external aggregates is also, for that reason, called a muni.
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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