Verse 410. A Brahmana Is He Who Is Desireless

In whom there are no longings found
in this world or the next,
longingless and free from bonds,
that one I call Brahmin True.

Explanation: He has no yearnings either for this world or for the next. He is free from earning and greed. He is disengaged from defilements. Such a person I declare a fine brahmana.


Treasury of Truth: Illustrated Dhammapada – 423 Verses

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