Dhammapada Part II
Dhammapada Part II
Jul 28, 2020
Dhammapada Verse 240: Eating Away
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Dhammapada verse(s) in Pali:

Verse 240
ayasāva malaṃ samuṭṭhitaṃ, tatuṭṭhāya tameva khādati.
evaṃ atidhonacārinaṃ, sāni kammāni nayanti duggatiṃ.

English translation of verse(s):

Verse 240
Just as rust arising from iron eats away the base from which it arises, even so, their own deeds lead transgressors to states of woe.

(Translated by Acharya Buddharakkhita)

A series on the Dhammapada, a set of 423 verse teachings given by the Buddha, including explanation of the Pali verse, a synopsis of the background story and application of the teaching to our practice by Yuttadhammo Bhikkhu.

This Dhammapada Part II podcast includes Chapters 18-26 (Verses 235-423). New episodes are published in this podcast. Verses 1-234 from Chapters 1-17 have already been published in Dhammapada Part I podcast. Please subscribe to Dhammapada Part I to listen to the earlier verses.

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Original Pali Text: https://www.digitalpalireader.online/_dprhtml/index.html?loc=k.1.x.x.x.x.x.m

Translations from: https://suttacentral.net/dhp235-255/en/buddharakkhita#240

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Keywords: Buddhism, Dhamma, Buddha, Monk, Bhikkhu, Sirimangalo, Yuttadhammo, Tipitaka, Pali, Malavagga, Impurity

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