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

Whoso before, behind, and in the midst,
Hath naught his own,
Possessing nothing, clinging unto naught:
Him do I call a Brahmin.
English translation by Albert Edmunds, from Hymns of the Faith (Dhammapada) (1902).

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