Dhammapada

Bhikkhuvagga ⧸ Gāthā 365

Salābhaṃ nātimaññeyya nāññesaṃ pihayaṃ care
Aññesaṃ pihayaṃ bhikkhu samādhiṃ nādhigacchati

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The Mendicant ⧸ Verse 365

One should not despise what one has received, nor envy the gains of others. The monk who envies the gains of others does not attain to meditative absorption.
English translation © 1985 Buddhist Publication Society, Kandy, Sri Lanka. From The Dhammapada: The Buddha’s Path of Wisdom, translated from the Pali by Acharya Buddharakkhita.

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