Daily Words of the Buddha for March 14, 2019

Pāli Word a Day for March 14, 2019 — upādānanirodhā — upādāna + nirodha = clinging, attachment, grasping + destruction, cessation, annihilation, a synonym for nibbāna

Appamādo amatapadaṃ.
Pamādo maccuno padaṃ.
Appamattā na mīyanti.
Ye pamattā yathā matā.

Heedfulness is the path to the Deathless.
Heedlessness is the path to death.
The heedful die not.
The heedless are as if dead already.

Dhammapada 2.21
The Dhammapada: The Buddha’s Path of Wisdom, translated from Pāli by Acharya Buddharakkhita

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