Daily Words of the Buddha for March 15, 2017


Pāli Word a Day for March 15, 2017 — ajjavatā — straight forwardness, up-rightness

Kāyappakopaṃ rakkheyya;
kāyena saṃvuto siyā.
Kāyaduccaritaṃ hitvā,
kāyena sucaritaṃ care.

Let one guard oneself against irritability in bodily action;
let one be controlled in deed.
Abandoning bodily misconduct,
let one practice good conduct in deed.

Dhammapada 17.231
The Dhammapadaajjavatā: The Buddha’s Path of Wisdom, translated from the Pali by Acharya Buddharakkhita

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