“One should train in deeds of merit—generosity, a balanced life, developing a loving mind—that yield long-lasting happiness.”

“One should train in [three] deeds of merit—generosity, a balanced life, developing a loving mind—that yield long-lasting happiness.”

This is a genuine quote from the Buddhist scriptures. It’s from a scripture called the Itivuttika, here in a translation by John Ireland.

“One should train in three deeds of merit—generosity, a balanced life, developing a loving mind—that yield long-lasting happiness.”—The Buddha Share on X