Balavagga ⧸ Gāthā 74

Mameva kataṃ maññantū gihī pabbajitā ubho
Mameva ativasā assu kiccākiccesu kismici
Iti bālassa saṃkappo icchā māno ca vaḍḍhati

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The Fool ⧸ Verse 74

Let both laymen and monks think, "by myself was this done; in every work, great or small, let them refer to me". Such is the ambition of the fool; his desires and pride increase.
English translation by Ven. Narada Maha Thera. For free distribution only.

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