Stories of the Buddha's Former Births
Book 2: Dukanipāta
Translated from the Pāli by
W.H.D Rouse, M.A., Sometime Fellow of Christ's College, Cambridge
Under the Editorship of Professor E. B. Cowell
Published 1969 For the Pāli Text Society.
First Published by The Cambridge University Press in 1895
This work is in the Public Domain. The Pali Text Society owns the copyright."
"O Ape," etc. — This story the Master told at the Bamboo Grove, about Devadatta.
"O Ape, these virtues four bring victory:
Truth, Wisdom, Self-control, and Piety.
"Without these blessings is no victory —
Truth, Wisdom, Self-control, and Piety."