Dhammapada

Tanhavagga ⧸ Gāthā 342

Tasiṇāya purakkhatā pajā parisappanti saso va bādhito
Saṃyojanasaṅgasattā dukkhamupenti punappunaṃ cirāya

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Thirst ⧸ Verse 342

People who thrive on popularity
crawl about as do trapped rabbits.
These being who cling to these bonds,
suffer again and again, for a very long time.
English translation © 2002 Barnett Fischer. This is a gift of Dhamma and may be freely copied or reprinted without permission from the author or publisher. Otherwise all rights reserved.

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