Dhammapada

Pupphavagga ⧸ Gāthā 45

Sekho paṭhaviṃ vicessati
Yamalokañca imaṃ sadevakaṃ
Sekho dhammapadaṃ sudesitaṃ
Kusalo pupphamiva pacessati

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Flowers ⧸ Verse 45

The learner-on-the-path
will penetrate this earth
& this realm of death
with all its gods.
The learner-on-the-path
will ferret out
the well-taught Dhamma-saying,
as the skillful flower-arranger
the flower.
English translation © 1997 Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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