Daily Words of the Buddha for May 13, 2017


Pāli Word a Day for May 13, 2017 — ekāhika— ephemeral

Saddhā tarati oghaṃ,
appamādena aṇṇavaṃ.
Vīriyena dukkhamacceti.
Paññāya parisujjhati.

Through conviction one crosses over the flood.
Through heedfulness, the sea.
Through persistence one overcomes suffering & stress.
Through discernment a person is purified.
Sutta Nipāta 1.186

Translated from the Pali by Thanissaro Bhikkhu

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