Panditavagga ⧸ Gāthā 84

Na attahetu na parassa hetu
Na puttamicche na dhanaṃ na raṭṭhaṃ
Na iccheyya adhammena samiddhimattano
Sa sīlavā paññavā dhammiko siyā

Click any Pāli word for an inline definition.

The Wise Man ⧸ Verse 84

He is indeed virtuous, wise, and righteous who neither for his own sake nor for the sake of another (does any wrong), who does not crave for sons, wealth, or kingdom, and does not desire success by unjust means.
English translation © 1985 Buddhist Publication Society, Kandy, Sri Lanka. From The Dhammapada: The Buddha’s Path of Wisdom, translated from the Pali by Acharya Buddharakkhita.

This project is open source and available on GitHub.