Dhammapada

Dandavagga ⧸ Gāthā 135

Yathā daṇḍena gopālo pāceti gocaraṃ
Evaṃ jarā ca maccu ca āyuṃ pācenti pāṇinaṃ

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Punishment ⧸ Verse 135

As with a staff the herdsmen drives his kine to pasture, even so do old age and death drive out the lives of beings.
English translation by Ven. Narada Maha Thera. For free distribution only.

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