Dhammapada

Pakinnakavagga ⧸ Gāthā 292

Yaṃ hi kiccaṃ tadapaviddhaṃ akiccaṃ pana kayirati
Unnalānaṃ pamattānaṃ tesaṃ vaḍḍhanti āsavā

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Miscellaneous ⧸ Verse 292

Indeed, one who abandons those tasks that ought to be done,
yet does what should not be,
then, for this one, insolent and slothful, the Effluents grow.
English translation © 2002 Barnett Fischer. This is a gift of Dhamma and may be freely copied or reprinted without permission from the author or publisher. Otherwise all rights reserved.

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