Daily Words of the Buddha for August 10, 2019

Pāli Word a Day for August 10, 2019 — kalyāṇamitta — a good friend; a person of wholesome qualities who is a good friend esp. in helping one progress spiritually by his/her example and advice

Sace labhetha nipakaṃ sahāyaṃ
saddhiṃ caraṃ sādhuvihāridhīraṃ,
abhibhuyya sabbāni parissayāni,
careyya tenattamano satīmā.

If for company you find a wise and prudent friend
who leads a good life,
you should, overcoming all impediments,
keep their company joyously and mindfully.

Dhammapada 23.328
The Dhammapada: The Buddha’s Path of Wisdom, translated from Pāli by Acharya Buddharakkhita

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