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

But whoever overcomes this wretched craving, so difficult to overcome, from him sorrows fall away like water from a lotus leaf.
English translation © 1985 Buddhist Publication Society, Kandy, Sri Lanka. From The Dhammapada: The Buddha’s Path of Wisdom, translated from the Pali by Acharya Buddharakkhita.

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