Cittavagga ⧸ Gāthā 33

Phandanaṃ capalaṃ cittaṃ durakkhaṃ dunnivārayaṃ
Ujuṃ karoti medhāvī usukāro va tejanaṃ

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Thought ⧸ Verse 33

Quivering, wavering,
hard to guard,
to hold in check:
the mind.
The sage makes it straight —
like a fletcher,
the shaft of an arrow.
English translation © 1997 Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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