Dhammapada

Bhikkhuvagga ⧸ Gāthā 377

Vassikā viya pupphāni maddavāni pamuñcati
Evaṃ rāgaṃ ca dosaṃ ca vippamuñcetha bhikkhavo

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The Mendicant ⧸ Verse 377

O bhikkhus! As the jasmin (vassika) plant sheds its withered flowers, so also, should you shed passion and ill will.
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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