Dhammapada

Brahmanavagga ⧸ Gāthā 414

Yo imaṃ paḷipathaṃ duggaṃ saṃsāraṃ mohamaccagā
Tiṇṇo pāragato jhāyī anejo akathaṃkatī
Anupādāya nibbuto tam ahaṃ brūmi brāhmaṇaṃ

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The Brāhmana ⧸ Verse 414

He has made his way past
this hard-going path
— samsara, delusion —
has crossed over,
has gone beyond,
is free from want,
from perplexity,
absorbed in jhana,
through no-clinging
Unbound:
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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