Dhammapada

Bhikkhuvagga ⧸ Gāthā 366

Appalābho pi ce bhikkhu salābhaṃ nātimaññati Taṃ ve devā pasaṃsanti suddhājīviṃ atanditaṃ

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The Mendicant ⧸ Verse 366

Though he receives only a little, if a bhikkhu does not despise what he has received (by proper means), the devas will surely praise him who leads a pure life and is not slothful.
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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