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Chapter III








A Bhikshu (mendicant) who delights in reflection, who looks with fear
A Bhikshu (mendicant) who delights in reflection, who looks wit

As a fletcher makes straight his arrow, a wise man
As a fletcher makes straight his arrow, a wise man makes straig

As a fish taken from his watery home and thrown
As a fish taken from his watery home and thrown on dry ground,

It is good to tame the mind, which is difficult
It is good to tame the mind, which is difficult to hold in and

Let the wise man guard his thoughts, for they are
Let the wise man guard his thoughts, for they are difficult to

Those who bridle their mind which travels far, moves about
Those who bridle their mind which travels far, moves about alon

If a man's thoughts are unsteady, if he does not
If a man's thoughts are unsteady, if he does not know the true

If a man's thoughts are not dissipated, if his mind
If a man's thoughts are not dissipated, if his mind is not perp

Knowing that this body is (fragile) like a jar, and
Knowing that this body is (fragile) like a jar, and making this

Before long, alas! this body will lie on the earth,
Before long, alas! this body will lie on the earth, despised, w

Whatever a hater may do to a hater, or an
Whatever a hater may do to a hater, or an enemy to an enemy, a