Dhammapada

Pupphavagga ⧸ Gāthā 56

Appamatto ayaṃ gandho yāyaṃ tagaracandanī
Yo ca sīlavataṃ gandho vāti devesu uttamo

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Flowers ⧸ Verse 56

Of no account is the scent of either jasmine or sandalwood,
when compared to
the fragrance of good works,
which waft even to the highest gods.
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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