Chakra Living

Better than a thousand Hollow words

submitted by Madhava Gosh das

Posted June 21, 2003

Better than a thousand
Hollow words
Is one word that brings peace.
Better than a thousand
Hollow verses
Is one verse that brings peace.
Better than a hundred
Hollow lines
Is one line of the law,
Bringing peace.
It is better to
Conquer yourself
Than to win a thousand battles.
Then the victory is yours.

- The Dhammapada