Daily Words of the Buddha ~ September 16, 2014

autumn mornUṭṭhānako analaso,
Āpadāsu na vedhati,
Acchinnavutti medhāvī,
Tādiso labhate yasaṃ.

Who is energetic and not indolent,
In misfortune unshaken,
Flawless in manner and intelligent,
Such a one to honour may attain.

Dīgha Nikāya 3.273

Everyman’s Ethics: Four Discourses by the Buddha (WH 14),
translated by Narada Thera

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