One who upholds the Five Precepts
always is greater
than even the most wealthy and powerful of people
who breaks them.
The fragrance of flowers and sweet wood
cannot be sensed from afar, and yet
the sweet fragrance of morality can be sensed
throughout the ten directions.
One who upholds the Five precepts
always is joyful and contented
and his good name will be heard from afar;
heavenly beings will love him and respect him
and his life in this world will be
filled with sweet bliss.
~Posted by Miyazu