Bhikkhuvagga ⧸ Gāthā 367

Sabbaso nāmarūpasmiṃ yassa natthi mamāyitaṃ
Asatā ca na socati sa ve bhikkhū ti vuccati

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The Mendicant ⧸ Verse 367

He who never identifies himself with name and form, and does not grieve over what is no more, he indeed is called a Bhikshu.
English translation by Max Müller, from The Sacred Books of the East (1881).

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