Dhammapada

Balavagga ⧸ Gāthā 73

Asataṃ bhāvanamiccheyya purekkhārañca bhikkhusu
Āvāsesu ca issariyaṃ pūjā parakulesu ca

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The Fool ⧸ Verse 73

Focused with bad intentions,
one would desire deference from other monks,
dominion over dwelling places
and honor among the families of others.
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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