Dhammapada

Jaravagga ⧸ Gāthā 146

Ko nu hāso kimānando niccaṃ pajjalite sati
Andhakārena onaddhā padīpaṃ na gavessatha

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Old Age ⧸ Verse 146

What laughter, why joy,
when constantly aflame?
Enveloped in darkness,
dont you look for a lamp?
English translation © 1997 Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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