Brahmanavagga ⧸ Gāthā 388

Bāhitapāpo ti brāhmaṇo samacariyā samaṇo ti vuccati
Pabbājayattano malaṃ tasmā pabbajito ti vuccati

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The Brāhmana ⧸ Verse 388

Hes called a brahman
for having banished his evil,
a contemplative
for living in consonance,
one gone forth
for having forsaken
his own impurities.
English translation © 1997 Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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