253. One should not blame another
Or despise anyone for any reason anywhere.
Do not wish pain upon another
Out of either anger or rivalry.
Just as a mother protects her only child
Even at the risk of her own life,
Even so, one By thinking of all sentient beings
As more precious than a wish-fulfilling jewel
For accomplishing the highest aim,
I will always hold them dear. unbounded love
Towards all beings in the world.
Sutta Nipata 149-150
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