Daily Words of the Buddha for June 06, 2017


Pāli Word a Day for June 06, 2017 — buddhankura — a nascent buddha, a sprout, a shoot, one who is destined to be a buddha

Attānaṃ ce tathā kayirā;
yathāññamanusāsati,
sudanto vata dametha.
Attā hi kira duddamo.

One should do what one teaches others to do;
if one would train others,
one should be well controlled oneself.
Difficult, indeed, is self-control.

Dhammapada 12.159
The Dhammapada: The Buddha’s Path of Wisdom, translated from the Pali by Acharya Buddharakkhita

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