kulasyārthe tyajedekaṃ

kulasyārthe tyajedekaṃ grāmasyārthe kulaṃ tyajet |

grāmaṃ janapadasyārthe ātmārthe pṛthivīṃ tyajet ||

 

One should sacrifice one’s self-interest for the sake of one’s family, one’s family for the sake of one’s town members, one’s town members for for the sake of one’s nation, and sacrifice the whole earth for the sake of one’s soul’s enlightenment.

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