altho actually it looks like the word means a flattened metal pot, https://www.wisdomlib.org/buddhism/book ... 84359.htmlhttps://obo.genaud.net/dhamma-vinaya/ati/kd/dhp/dhp.10.than.ati.htm wrote:Speak harshly to no one,
or the words will be thrown
right back at you.
Contentious talk is painful,
for you get struck by rods in return.
If, like a flattened metal pot
you don't resound,
you've attained an Unbinding;
in you there's found
i originally remember this being translated as a broken gong. that simile sticks with me more than a flattened metal pot.
i want it to be clear what the tattoo is and not have to explain what it is, but i'd be okay with explaining why i got it/what it represents.
if i see it then i'll be able to remember this simile when i need it