Dhammapada

Balavagga ⧸ Gāthā 75

Aññā hi lābhūpanisā aññā nibbānagāminī
Evametaṃ abhiññāya bhikkhu buddhassa sāvako
Sakkāraṃ nābhinandeyya vivekamanubrūhaye

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The Fool ⧸ Verse 75

The path to material gain
goes one way,
the way to Unbinding,
another.
Realizing this, the monk,
a disciple to the Awakened One,
should not relish offerings,
should cultivate seclusion
instead.
English translation © 1997 Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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