Dhammapada

Bhikkhuvagga ⧸ Gāthā 375

Tatrāyamādi bhavati idha paññassa bhikkhuno
Indriyagutti santuṭṭhī pātimokkhe ca saṃvaro

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The Mendicant ⧸ Verse 375

For a wise bhikkhu in this Teaching, this is the beginning (of the practice leading to Nibbana): control of the senses, contentment, and restraint according to the Fundamental Precepts.
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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