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,
a mustard seed on the tip of an awl,
he doesnt adhere to sensual pleasures:
hes what I call
a brahman.
English translation © 1997 Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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