Daily Words of the Buddha for November 15, 2019

Pāli Word a Day for November 15, 2019 — amosadhamma — that which doesn’t have a false nature, true, unerring, unfailing

Attānañce piyaṃ jaññā
na naṃ pāpena saṃyuje,
na hi taṃ sulabhaṃ hoti
sukhaṃ dukkaṭakārinā.

If you hold yourself dear
then don’t fetter yourself with evil,
for happiness isn’t easily gained
by one who commits a wrong-doing.

Saṃyutta Nikāya 1.115
Translated from Pāli by Thanissaro Bhikkhu

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