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Retrieved from ” https: This is the way of brightness. But bad men move unseen Like arrows in the night.

Their brightness sets them free. Its pure fragrance delights the heart. First establish yourself in the way, Then teach, And so defeat sorrow. You do what you should dhammapadw. The carpenter turns his wood. For he sees that wakefulness is life. And set yourself free. Work with care and attention.



He has conquered all the inner worlds. Better than a thousand hollow verses Is one verse that brings peace. This is your last body. The fool sleeps As if he were already dead, But the master is awake And he lives forever. Neglected, the sacred verses rust. The long-legged cranes stand in the water. Or as iron is corroded by rust Your own mischief will consume you. Do it over and over again, And you will be filled chammapada joy.

How happy he is, Following the path of the awakened. If you are reckless, Better to swallow molten iron Than eat at the table of the good folk. By watching Indra became king of the gods. See yourself in other. If you cannot quieten yourself, What will you ever learn? In Tamil language ‘Padam’ means subject, [5] English translations of this text’s title have used various combinations of these and related words.

His eye is open His foot is free. The rain could turn to gold And still your thirst would not be slaked. Happy is the house where a man awakes.


Knowing this, how can you quarrel? Master yourself according to the dharma. So awake, reflect, watch. So he is admired and loved. All things arise and pass away. Like a broken gong Be still, and silent. When your light shines Without impurity of desire You will come into the boundless country. Follow them As the moon follows the path of the stars. Or you will swallow fire And cry out: He who curbs his anger is the true charioteer.

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He ends their wandering. The Buddha — The Awakened see excerpt below. He discriminates The Dhammapada, www. And never again shall you build my house. Look to your own faults, What you have done or left undone.