Dhammapada

Tanhavagga ⧸ Gāthā 336

Yo ce taṃ sahatī jammiṃ taṇhaṃ loke duraccayaṃ
Sokā tamhā papatanti udabindū va pokkharā

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Thirst ⧸ Verse 336

If, in the world, you overcome
this uncouth craving, hard to escape,
sorrows roll off you,
like water beads off
a lotus.
English translation © 1997 Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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