Daily Words of the Buddha ~ September 15, 2014

tropical purple flowerYo imasmiṃ dhammavinaye
Appamatto vihassati!
Pahāya jātisaṃsāraṃ dukkhassantaṃ karissatī.

With firm resolve, guard your own mind!
Who so untiringly pursues the Dhamma and the Discipline
Shall go beyond the round of births and make an end of suffering.

Dīgha Nikāya 2.185

Last Days of the Buddha: The Maha-parinibbana Sutta (revised edition),
translated from the Pali by Sister Vajira & Francis Story