Chapter I — Single Verses
Translated from the Pali by Hellmuth Hecker and Sister Khema.
©1980 Buddhist Publication Society.
From Ānanda: The Guardian of the Dhamma,
by Hellmuth Hecker,
translated from the German by Sister Khema
(Kandy: Buddhist Publication Society, 1980).
Used with permission.
Just as the noble buffalo
With hairy neck can pull the plough
With little effort, step by step,
So do I let the time flow by
With little effort, day by day,
When joy untainted has been won.