Dhammapada

Pupphavagga ⧸ Gāthā 54

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

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Flowers ⧸ Verse 54

The fragrance of flowers never go against the wind;
Not even a hundred sticks of sandalwood or jasmine.
However, the fragrance of a worthy person
is diffused in all directions.
English translation © 2002 Barnett Fischer. This is a gift of Dhamma and may be freely copied or reprinted without permission from the author or publisher. Otherwise all rights reserved.

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