Dhammapada

Tanhavagga ⧸ Gāthā 335

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

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Thirst ⧸ Verse 335

Whomever this vile world-wide Thirst oercomes,
His sorrows grow, like the oergrown kuss-kuss grass.
English translation by Albert Edmunds, from Hymns of the Faith (Dhammapada) (1902).

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