Verse 413. Learning The Charm

Who, like the moon, unblemished, pure,
is clear and limpid, and in whom
delights in being a consumed,
that one I call a Brahmin True.

Explanation: He is like the moon at the full – spotless and free of blemishes. He is pure, calm, serene and exceptionally tranquil. He is has got rid of the craving that takes delight in the cycle of existence. That person I declare a true brahmana.


Treasury of Truth: Illustrated Dhammapada – 423 Verses

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