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 foulness contemplates,
whose faculties are well-restrained,
in food does moderation know,
is full of faith, who’s diligent:
that one no Màra overthrows,
as wind does not a rocky mount.
English translation by Ven. Weragoda Sarada Maha Thero. For free distribution only.

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