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 person who is perturbed by (evil) thoughts, who is exceedingly lustful, who contemplates pleasant things, craving increases more and more. Surely, he makes the bond (of Màra) stronger.
English translation by Ven. Narada Maha Thera. For free distribution only.

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