Daily Words of the Buddha for August 02, 2017


Pāli Word a Day for August 02, 2017 — nissanga — [nis+sanga] unattached, unobstructed, disinterested, unselfish

Ubhinnamatthaṃ carati,
attano ca parassa ca;
paraṃ saṅkupitaṃ ñatvā,
yo sato upasammati.

Knowing that the other person is angry,
one who remains mindful and calm
acts for one’s own best interest
and for the other’s interest, too.

Saṃyutta Nikāya 1.188
Gemstones of the Good Dhamma, compiled and translated by Ven. S. Dhammika

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