Freed From Temptation

He who, having abandoned sensual pleasures,has renounced the household life and become a homeless one;has destroyed both sensual desire and continued existenceÑ him do I call a holy man.– Dhammapada XXVI. Brahmanavagga: The Holy Man :: Verse 415

The Miracle Rings

He who, having abandoned craving, has renounced the household lifeand become a homeless one, has destroyed both craving and continued existenceÑ him do I call a holy man.– Dhammapada XXVI. Brahmanavagga: The Holy Man :: Verse 416

The Person Is Tranquil

He who, having cast off likes and dislikes, has become tranquil,is rid of the substrata of existence and like a hero has conquered all the worldsÑ him do I call a holy man.– Dhammapada XXVI. Brahmanavagga: The Holy Man :: Verse 418

The Giver And Receiver Of Alms

He who knows his former births,who sees heaven and hell, who has reached the end of birthsand attained to the perfection of insight,the sage who has reached the summit of spiritual excellenceÑ him do I call a holy man.– Dhammapada XXVI. Brahmanavagga: The Holy Man :: Verse 423

A Holy Man Is He Who Has No Hatred

He who has cut off the thong (of hatred),the band (of craving), and the rope (of false views),together with the appurtenances (latent evil tendencies),he who has removed the crossbar (of ignorance) and is enlightenedÑ him do I call a holy man.– Dhammapada XXVI. Brahmanavagga: The Holy Man :: Verse 398