Appamadavagga ⧸ Gāthā 31

Appamādarato bhikkhu pamāde bhaya dassivā
Saṃyojanaṃ aṇuṃ thūlaṃ ḍahaṃ aggīva gacchati

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On Earnestness ⧸ Verse 31

A monk, delighting in heedfulness,
seeing fear in carelessness, which, like in an advancing fire,
all bonds, large and small,
are consumed.
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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