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 clings to nothing of the past, present and future, who has no attachment and holds on to nothing — him do I call a holy man.
English translation © 1985 Buddhist Publication Society, Kandy, Sri Lanka. From The Dhammapada: The Buddha’s Path of Wisdom, translated from the Pali by Acharya Buddharakkhita.

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