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

One who lives observant of the foul,
with senses restrained,
moderate regarding food,
resolute in beliefs:
Death does not overcome this one,
as the wind does not, a mountain of rock.
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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