Dhammapada

Tanhavagga ⧸ Gāthā 349

Vitakkapamathitassa jantuno tibbarāgassa subhānupassino
Bhiyyo taṇhā pavaḍḍhati esa kho daḷhaṃ karoti bandhanaṃ

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Thirst ⧸ Verse 349

For a person
forced on by his thinking,
fierce in his passion,
focused on beauty,
craving grows all the more.
Hes the one
who tightens the bond.
English translation © 1997 Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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