Dhammapada

Panditavagga ⧸ Gāthā 87

Kaṇhaṃ dhammaṃ vippahāya sukkaṃ bhāvetha paṇḍito
Okā anokaṃ āgamma viveke yattha dūramaṃ

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The Wise Man ⧸ Verse 87

Abandoning the dark way, let the wise man cultivate the bright path. Having gone from home to homelessness, let him yearn for that delight in detachment, so difficult to enjoy.
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.

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