Dhammapada

Brahmanavagga ⧸ Gāthā 387

Divā tapati ādicco rattiṃ ābhāti candimā
Sannaddho khattiyo tapati jhāyī tapati brāhmaṇo
Atha sabbamahorattiṃ buddho tapati tejasā

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The Brāhmana ⧸ Verse 387

By day shines the sun;
by night, the moon;
in armor, the warrior;
in jhana, the brahman.
But all day & all night,
every day & every night,
the Awakened One shines
in splendor.
English translation © 1997 Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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