Dhammapada

Bhikkhuvagga ⧸ Gāthā 361

Kāyena saṃvaro sādhu sādhu vācāya saṃvaro
Manasā saṃvaro sādhu sādhu sabbattha saṃvaro
Sabbattha saṃvuto bhikkhu sabbadukkhā pamuccati

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The Mendicant ⧸ Verse 361

Restraint with the body is good,
good is restraint with speech.
Restraint with the heart is good,
good is restraint everywhere.
A monk everywhere restrained
is released from all suffering & stress.
English translation © 1997 Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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