Daily Words of the Buddha for January 02, 2018


Pāli Word a Day for January 02, 2018 — vijaṭeti — to disentangle, untangle, disembroil, unravel

Jayaṃ veraṃ pasavati.
Dukkhaṃ seti parājito.
Upasanto sukhaṃ seti,
hitvā jayaparājayaṃ.

Winning gives birth to hostility.
Losing, one lies down in pain.
The calmed lie down with ease,
having set winning & losing aside.

Dhammapada 15.201
Translated from Pāli by Thanissaro Bhikkhu

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