Dhammapada

Pupphavagga ⧸ Gāthā 54

Na pupphagandho paṭivātameti na candanaṃ tagaramallikā
Satañca gandho paṭivātameti sabbā disā sappuriso pavāti

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Flowers ⧸ Verse 54

No flowers scent
goes against the wind —
not sandalwood,
jasmine,
tagara.
But the scent of the good
does go against the wind.
The person of integrity
wafts a scent
in every direction.
English translation © 1997 Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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