Dhammapada

Yamakavagga ⧸ Gāthā 8

Asubhānupassiṃ viharantaṃ indriyesu susaṃvutaṃ
Bhojanambhi ca mattaññuṃ saddhaṃ āraddhavīriyaṃ
Taṃ ve nappasahati māro vāto selaṃ va pabbataṃ

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The Twin-Verses ⧸ Verse 8

The man who dwelleth unregarding pleasure,
With faculties thoroughly continent,
In food moderate, having faith, of strenuous will
Him Maro no more overthroweth
Than wind a stony mount.
English translation by Albert Edmunds, from Hymns of the Faith (Dhammapada) (1902).

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