Dhammapada

Tanhavagga ⧸ Gāthā 359

Tiṇadosāni khettāni icchādosā ayaṃ pajā
Tasmā hi vigaticchesu dinnaṃ hoti mahapphalaṃ

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Thirst ⧸ Verse 359

Weeds damage fields; covetousness spoils all beings. Therefore, giving to those free from covetousness yields great benefit.
English translation by Daw Mya Tin. Edited by Editorial Committee, Burma Tipitaka Association Rangoon, Burma, 1986. For free distribution only, as a gift of dhamma.

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