Verse 402. A Brahmana Is He Who Has Laid The Burden Aside

Whoso in this world comes to know
cessation of all sorrow,
laid down the burden, freed from bonds,
that one I call a Brahmin True.

Explanation: He has become aware, in this world itself, the end of suffering. He is unburdened: he has put down the load. He has got disengaged from the bonds that held him. I call that person a true brahmana.


Treasury of Truth: Illustrated Dhammapada – 423 Verses

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