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Chapter XXVI








He who, even as a young Bhikshu, applies himself to
He who, even as a young Bhikshu, applies himself to the doctrin

Stop the stream valiantly, drive away the desires, O Brahmana!
Stop the stream valiantly, drive away the desires, O Brahmana!

If the Brahmana has reached the other shore in both
If the Brahmana has reached the other shore in both laws (in re

He for whom there is neither this nor that shore,
He for whom there is neither this nor that shore, nor both, him

He who is thoughtful, blameless, settled, dutiful, without passions, and who
He who is thoughtful, blameless, settled, dutiful, without pass

The sun is bright by day, the moon shines by
The sun is bright by day, the moon shines by night, the warrior

Because a man is rid of evil, therefore he is
Because a man is rid of evil, therefore he is called Brahmana;

No one should attack a Brahmana, but no Brahmana (if
No one should attack a Brahmana, but no Brahmana (if attacked)

It advantages a Brahmana not a little if he holds
It advantages a Brahmana not a little if he holds his mind back

Him I call indeed a Brahmana who does not offend
Him I call indeed a Brahmana who does not offend by body, word,

After a man has once understood the law as taught
After a man has once understood the law as taught by the Well-

A man does not become a Brahmana by his platted
A man does not become a Brahmana by his platted hair, by his fa

What is the use of platted hair, O fool! what
What is the use of platted hair, O fool! what of the raiment of

The man who wears dirty raiments, who is emaciated and
The man who wears dirty raiments, who is emaciated and covered

I do not call a man a Brahmana because of
I do not call a man a Brahmana because of his origin or of his

Him I call indeed a Brahmana who has cut all
Him I call indeed a Brahmana who has cut all fetters, who never

Him I call indeed a Brahmana who has cut the
Him I call indeed a Brahmana who has cut the strap and the thon

Him I call indeed a Brahmana who, though he has
Him I call indeed a Brahmana who, though he has committed no of

Him I call indeed a Brahmana who is free from
Him I call indeed a Brahmana who is free from anger, dutiful, v

Him I call indeed a Brahmana who does not cling
Him I call indeed a Brahmana who does not cling to pleasures, l

Him I call indeed a Brahmana who, even here, knows
Him I call indeed a Brahmana who, even here, knows the end of h

Him I call indeed a Brahmana whose knowledge is deep,
Him I call indeed a Brahmana whose knowledge is deep, who posse

Him I call indeed a Brahmana who keeps aloof both
Him I call indeed a Brahmana who keeps aloof both from laymen a

Him I call indeed a Brahmana who finds no fault
Him I call indeed a Brahmana who finds no fault with other bein

Him I call indeed a Brahmana who is tolerant with
Him I call indeed a Brahmana who is tolerant with the intoleran

Him I call indeed a Brahmana from whom anger and
Him I call indeed a Brahmana from whom anger and hatred, pride

Him I call indeed a Brahmana who utters true speech,
Him I call indeed a Brahmana who utters true speech, instructiv

Him I call indeed a Brahmana who takes nothing in
Him I call indeed a Brahmana who takes nothing in the world tha

Him I call indeed a Brahmana who fosters no desires
Him I call indeed a Brahmana who fosters no desires for this wo

Him I call indeed a Brahmana who has no interests,
Him I call indeed a Brahmana who has no interests, and when he

Him I call indeed a Brahmana who in this world
Him I call indeed a Brahmana who in this world is above good an

Him I call indeed a Brahmana who is bright like
Him I call indeed a Brahmana who is bright like the moon, pure,

Him I call indeed a Brahmana who has traversed this
Him I call indeed a Brahmana who has traversed this miry road,

Him I call indeed a Brahmana who in this world,
Him I call indeed a Brahmana who in this world, leaving all des

Him I call indeed a Brahmana who, leaving all longings,
Him I call indeed a Brahmana who, leaving all longings, travels

Him I call indeed a Brahmana who, after leaving all
Him I call indeed a Brahmana who, after leaving all bondage to

Him I call indeed a Brahmana who has left what
Him I call indeed a Brahmana who has left what gives pleasure a

Him I call indeed a Brahmana who knows the destruction
Him I call indeed a Brahmana who knows the destruction and the

Him I call indeed a Brahmana whose path the gods
Him I call indeed a Brahmana whose path the gods do not know, n

Him I call indeed a Brahmana who calls nothing his
Him I call indeed a Brahmana who calls nothing his own, whether

Him I call indeed a Brahmana, the manly, the noble,
Him I call indeed a Brahmana, the manly, the noble, the hero, t