Balavagga ⧸ Gāthā 62

Puttā matthi dhanammatthi iti bālo vihaññati
Attā hi attano natthi kuto puttā kuto dhanaṃ

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The Fool ⧸ Verse 62

I have sons, I have wealth —
the fool torments himself.
When even he himself
doesnt belong to himself,
how then sons?
How wealth?
English translation © 1997 Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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