Dhammapada

Brahmanavagga ⧸ Gāthā 401

Vāri pokkharapatte va āraggeriva sāsapo
Yo na lippati kāmesu tam ahaṃ brūmi brāhmaṇaṃ

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The Brāhmana ⧸ Verse 401

Like water on a lotus leaf, like a mustard seed on the point of a needle, he who clings not to sensual pleasures - him I call a bràhmaua.
English translation by Ven. Narada Maha Thera. For free distribution only.

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