Dhammapada

Tanhavagga ⧸ Gāthā 346

Etaṃ daḷhaṃ bandhanamāhu dhīrā
Ohārinaṃ sithilaṃ duppamuñcaṃ
Etampi chetvāna paribbajanti
Anapekkhino kāmasukhaṃ pahāya

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Thirst ⧸ Verse 346

is bound by the strongest bond, say the Wise.
They are difficult to loose,
difficult to be free of.
The Wise, having cut these bonds, go forth
being indifferent to happiness based on worldly pleasures.
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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