Verse 409. A Brahmana Is He Who Steals Not

Who in the world will never take
what is not given, long or short,
the great or small, the fair or foul,
that one I call a Brahmin True.

Explanation: In this world if there is some person who does not take anything that is not given, whether long or short, minute or large or good or bad, him I declare a true brahmana.


Treasury of Truth: Illustrated Dhammapada – 423 Verses

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