Dhammapada

Yamakavagga ⧸ Gāthā 7

Subhānupassiṃ viharantaṃ indriyesu asaṃvutaṃ
Bhojanambhi amattaññuṃ kusītaṃ hīnavīriyaṃ
Taṃ ve pasahati māro vāto rukkhaṃ va dubbalaṃ

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The Twin-Verses ⧸ Verse 7

Whoever lives contemplating pleasant things, with senses unrestrained, in food immoderate, indolent, inactive, him verily Mara overthrows, as the wind (overthrows) a weak tree.
English translation by Ven. Narada Maha Thera. For free distribution only.

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