Dhammapada

Pakinnakavagga ⧸ Gāthā 290

Mattāsukhapariccāgā passe ce vipulaṃ sukhaṃ
Caje mattāsukhaṃ dhīro sampassaṃ vipulaṃ sukhaṃ

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Miscellaneous ⧸ Verse 290

If by giving up small pleasures great happiness is to be found, the wise should give up small pleasures seeing (the prospect of) greet happiness.
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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