Theragatha

Buddhist text, part of Khuddaka Nikaya in the Pali Canon

Theragatha, often translated Verses of the Elder Monks, is a Buddhist text, a collection of short poems in Pali attributed to members of the early Buddhist sangha.

QuotesEdit

  • One who sees
    sees those who see and those who don't.
    One who doesn't see
    sees neither.
    • 1.61
  • I do not fear death;
    nor do I long for life.
    I’ll lay down this body,
    aware and mindful.
    • 1.20
  • Go, child, to any place
    where there’s plenty of food,
    where it’s safe and free of peril—
    may you not be overcome by sorrow!
    • 1.82

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