Dhammapada

Nagavagga ⧸ Gāthā 330

Ekassa caritaṃ seyyo
Natthi bāle sahāyatā
Eko care na ca pāpāni kayirā
Appossukko mātaṅgaraññe va nāgo

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The Elephant ⧸ Verse 330

Being alone is best as there is no friendship with the ignorant.
One who lives alone and does no evil,
this one lives at ease,
as does a great elephant in the Elephant Forest.
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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