Dhammapada

Tanhavagga ⧸ Gāthā 349

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

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Thirst ⧸ Verse 349

For the one who is disturbed with mental preoccupations,
observing only what is beautiful,
craving grow even more.
Truly, this is a strongly made bond.
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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