Daily Words of the Buddha for April 14, 2017


Pāli Word a Day for April 14, 2017 — anuggaha — “taking up”, compassion, love for, kindness, assistance, help, favor, benefit

Attā hi attano nātho,
attā hi attano gati.
Tasmā saṃyamamattānaṃ
assaṃ bhadraṃva vāṇijo.

One is one’s own protector,
one is one’s own refuge.
Therefore, one should control oneself,
even as a trader controls a noble steed.

Dhammapada 25.380
The Dhammapada: The Buddha’s Path of Wisdom, translated from the Pali by Acharya Buddharakkhita

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