Dhammapada

Tanhavagga ⧸ Gāthā 335

esā sahatī jammī taṇhā loke visattikā
Sokā tassa pavaḍḍhanti abhivaṭṭhaṃ va bīraṇaṃ

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Thirst ⧸ Verse 335

If this sticky, uncouth craving
overcomes you in the world,
your sorrows grow like wild grass
after rain.
English translation © 1997 Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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