Dhammapada – Yamakavagga

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dhaṁmapada

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yamakavagga

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manopubbaṁgamā dhaṁmā manoseṭṭhā manomayā   Mind precedes all, Mind’s their chief, mind-made are they. 

manasā ce paduṭṭhena bhāsati vā karoti vā                 If with a corrupted mind one should either speak or act  

tato naṁ dukkhaṁ anveti cakkaṁ va vahato padaṁ     suffering follows them as the wheel follows the the ox’s feet.



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Sanskrit Equivalent of the Verse from Udānavarga

manaḥpūrvaṅgamā dharmā manaḥśreṣṭhā manojavāḥ |

manasā hi praduṣṭena bhāṣate vā karoti vā |

tatas taṁ duḥkham anveti cakraṁ vā vahataḥ padam ||

 

Further Reading

1. English Translation of Dhammapada : Access To Insight

2. Comparative Edition of Dhammapada : Pali, Gandhari, Sanskritized Prakrit & Sanskrit 

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