Daily Words of the Buddha for November 11, 2018

Pāli Word a Day for November 11, 2018
karaṇīya — something that should be done

Hirīmatā ca dujjīvaṃ
niccaṃ sucigavesinā,
suddhājīvena passatā.

Difficult is life for the modest one
who always seeks purity,
is detached and unassuming,
clean in life, and discerning.

Dhammapada 18.245
The Dhammapada: The Buddha’s Path of Wisdom, translated from Pāli by Acharya Buddharakkhita

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