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

One who beauty contemplates,
whose faculties are unrestrained,
in food no moderation knows,
is languid, who is indolent:
that one does Màra overthrow
as wind a tree of little strength.
English translation by Ven. Weragoda Sarada Maha Thero. For free distribution only.

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