Dhammapada

Appamadavagga ⧸ Gāthā 30

Appamādena maghavā devānaṃ seṭṭhataṃ gato
Appamādaṃ pasaṃsanti pamādo garahito sadā

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On Earnestness ⧸ Verse 30

Through heedfulness, Indra won
to lordship over the gods.
Heedfulness is praised,
heedlessness censured —
always.
English translation © 1997 Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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