Like a Rhino

In this stanza from the Sutta Nipata, the Buddha proclaims that through the vulnerability of the Brahma Viharas, one gains the ultimate protection:

Mettaṃ upekkhaṃ karuṇaṃ vimuttiṃ, āsevamāno muditañca kale
Sabbena lokena avirujjhamāno, eko care khaggavisāṇakappo.

Frequenting in due time the release of metta, upekkha, karuna and mudita,
One wanders the whole world unopposed, like a rhinoceros.

Khaggavisana Sutta, Sutta Nipata 1:3

In today's Pali Exercise from the Sutta Nipata, the Buddha proclaims that through the vulnerability of the Brahma Viharas, one gains the ultimate protection:

Mettaṃ upekkhaṃ karuṇaṃ vimuttiṃ, āsevamāno muditañca kale
Sabbena lokena avirujjhamāno, eko care khaggavisāṇakappo. 

Frequenting in due time the release of metta, upekkha, karuna and mudita,
One wanders the whole world unopposed, like a rhinoceros.

Khaggavisana Sutta, Sutta Nipata 1:3
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