Dhammapada

Brahmanavagga ⧸ Gāthā 421

Yassa pure ca pacchā ca majjhe ca natthi kiñcanaṃ
Akiñcanaṃ anādānaṃ tam ahaṃ brūmi brāhmaṇaṃ

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The Brāhmana ⧸ Verse 421

He who has nothing
— in front, behind, in between —
the one with nothing
who clings to no thing:
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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