Verse 248. These Precepts Prevent Suffering

Therefore friend remember this;
Hard to restrain are evil acts,
don’t let greed and wickedness
down drag you long in dukkha.

Explanation: Evil actions do not have restraint or discipline. This way, you must appreciate that greed and the evil action of anger should not be allowed to inflict suffering on you for a long while.


Treasury of Truth: Illustrated Dhammapada – 423 Verses

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