Khuddaka Nikaya


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Theragatha
Chapter I — Single Verses

14

Vanavaccha's pupil

Translated from the Pali by Thanissaro Bhikkhu.

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My preceptor said to me:
    Let's go from here, Sivaka.
My body stays in the village,
my mind has gone to the wilds.
Even though I'm lying down,
    I go.
There's no tying down
    one who knows.

 


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