Dhammapada

Tanhavagga ⧸ Gāthā 346

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

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Thirst ⧸ Verse 346

That bond is strong, say the wise. It hurls down, is supple, and is hard to loosen. This too the wise cut off, and leave the world, with no longing, renouncing sensual pleasures.
English translation by Ven. Narada Maha Thera. For free distribution only.

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