Verse 391. The Well-Restrained Is Truly A Brahmin

In whom there is no wrong-doing
by body, speech or mind,
in these three ways restrained,
that one I call a Brahmin True.

Explanation: If an individual is well guarded in body, speech and in mind, and has done no wrong in these three areas, who is well restrained, I call that person a true brahmana – the noble saint.


Treasury of Truth: Illustrated Dhammapada – 423 Verses

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