Dhp 14 From… Buddhavaggo: The Chapter about the Buddha

188. Many people shaken
by fear go for refuge
to woods, mountains, and to
tree shrines in pleasure parks.

189. That is not a secure refuge,
that is not the refuge supreme,
that is not the refuge that will
liberate from all suffering.

190. Whoever has gone for refuge
to the Buddha, to the Dhamma
and to the Saṅgha, who sees with
right wisdom the four noble truths:

191. Suffering, arising, and the
overcoming of suffering,
the eightfold noble path leading
to the stilling of suffering.

192. That is the one secure refuge,
that is the one refuge supreme,
that is the one refuge that will
liberate from all suffering.


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