Dhammapada

Dhammatthavagga ⧸ Gāthā 271

Na sīlabbatamattena bāhusaccena pana
Atha samādhilābhena vivicca sayanena

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The Just ⧸ Verse 271

Not by rules and observances, not even by much learning, nor by gain of absorption, nor by a life of seclusion,
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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