Wednesday, November 2

Buddhist Thought of the Day 2

don't treat your own with scorn,
don't go coveting those of others.
A monk who covets those of others
no concentration.

Even if he gets next to nothing,
he doesn't treat his gains with scorn.
Living purely, untiring:
he's the one
that the devas praise.
Dhammapada, 15, translated by Thanissaro Bhikkhu.
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