Dhammapada

Brahmanavagga ⧸ Gāthā 389

Na brāhmaṇassa pahareyya nāssa muñcetha brāhmaṇo
Dhī brāhmaṇassa hantāraṃ tato dhī yassa muñcati

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The Brāhmana ⧸ Verse 389

One should not strike a Brahman nor should a Brahman be given to anger.
Shame on the one who would strike a Brahman.
Shame on the Brahman whose anger is released.
English translation © 2002 Barnett Fischer. This is a gift of Dhamma and may be freely copied or reprinted without permission from the author or publisher. Otherwise all rights reserved.

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