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

In this world, sorrow falls away from one who overcomes this vile craving that is difficult to get rid of, just as water drops fall away from a lotus leaf.
English translation by Daw Mya Tin. Edited by Editorial Committee, Burma Tipitaka Association Rangoon, Burma, 1986. For free distribution only, as a gift of dhamma.

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