Dhammapada

Bhikkhuvagga ⧸ Gāthā 365

Salābhaṃ nātimaññeyya nāññesaṃ pihayaṃ care
Aññesaṃ pihayaṃ bhikkhu samādhiṃ nādhigacchati

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The Mendicant ⧸ Verse 365

Ones gains ought not be despised nor should one desire the gains of others.
A monk who desires the gains of others does not attain concentration.
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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