Daily Words of the Buddha for January 08, 2019

Pāli Word a Day for January 08, 2019 — tikkhapañña — keenwitted

Na taṃ mātā pitā kayirā
aññe vāpi ca ñātakā
sammāpaṇihitaṃ cittaṃ
seyyaso naṃ tato kare.

No mother nor father nor
any other kin can do
greater good for oneself
than a mind directed well.

Dhammapada 3.43
Gemstones of the Good Dhamma, compiled and translated by Ven. S. Dhammika

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