Dhammapada

Bhikkhuvagga ⧸ Gāthā 371

Jhāya bhikkhu ca pāmado
te kāmaguṇe bhamassu cittaṃ
lohaguḷaṃ gilī pamatto
kandi dukkhamidanti ḍayhamāno

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The Mendicant ⧸ Verse 371

Meditate, O bhikkhu! Be not heedless. Do not let your mind whirl on sensual pleasures. Do not be careless and swallow a ball of lead. As you burn cry not "This is sorrow".
English translation by Ven. Narada Maha Thera. For free distribution only.

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