Verse 267. The Holy Life Makes a Monk

Who both good and evil deeds
has gone beyond with holy life,
having discerned the world he fares
and ‘Bhikkhu’ he is called.

Explanation: Who rises above both good and evil and treads the path of higher discipline, reflecting wisely , that person, indeed, deserves to be described as a monk.


Treasury of Truth: Illustrated Dhammapada – 423 Verses

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