Daily Words of the Buddha for January 05, 2018


Pāli Word a Day for January 05, 2018 — anavajjā — an + avajjā = un + blameable – faultless

Icchāya bajjhatī loko.
Icchāvinayāya muccati.
Icchāya vippahānena
sabbaṃ chindati bandhanaṃ.

With desire the world is tied down.
With the subduing of desire it’s freed.
With the abandoning of desire
all bonds are cut through.

Saṃyutta Nikāya 1.69
Translated from Pāli by Thanissaro Bhikkhu

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