Daily Words of the Buddha for June 02, 2019

Pāli Word a Day for June 02, 2019 — vipāka — fruit, fruition, product, mostly it is used as ‘result, effect, consequence (of ones action)’, either as good & meritorious (kusala) or bad & detrimental (akusala)

Atītaṃ nānvāgameyya,
nappaṭikaṅkhe anāgataṃ;
yadatītaṃ pahīnaṃ taṃ,
appattañca anāgataṃ
Listen: http://host.pariyatti.org/dwob/majjhima_nikaya_3_272.mp3

The past should not be followed after,
and the future not desired;
what is past is dead and gone,
and the future is yet to come.

Majjhima Nikāya 3.272
http://tipitaka.org/romn/cscd/s0203m.mul3.xml#para272
Gemstones of the Good Dhamma, compiled and translated by Ven. S. Dhammika

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