Balavagga ⧸ Gāthā 70

Māse māse kusaggena bālo bhuñjetha bhojanaṃ
Na so saṅkhatadhammānaṃ kalaṃ agghati soḷasiṃ

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The Fool ⧸ Verse 70

Month after month
the fool might eat
only a tip-of-grass measure of food,
but he wouldnt be worth
one sixteenth
of those whove fathomed
the Dhamma.
English translation © 1997 Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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