Dhammapada Verse 241: The Blemish of Negligence
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Dhammapada verse(s) in Pali:


Verse 241
asajjhāyamalā mantā, anuṭṭhānamalā gharā.
malaṃ vaṇṇassa kosajjaṃ, pamādo rakkhato malaṃ.



English translation of verse(s):


Verse 241
Non-repetition is the bane of scriptures; neglect is the bane of a home; slovenliness is the bane of personal appearance, and heedlessness is the bane of a guard.

(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.


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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#241

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