Cittavagga ⧸ Gāthā 34

Vārijo va thale khitto okamokata ubbhato
Pariphandatidaṃ cittaṃ māradheyyaṃ pahātave

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Thought ⧸ Verse 34

Like a fish
pulled from its home in the water
& thrown on land:
this mind flips & flaps about
to escape Maras sway.
English translation © 1997 Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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