Dhammapada

Jaravagga ⧸ Gāthā 148

Parijiṇṇamidaṃ rūpaṃ roganiḍḍhaṃ pabhaṅguraṃ
Bhijjati pūtisandeho maraṇantaṃ hi jīvitaṃ

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Old Age ⧸ Verse 148

Wasted this form, a nest of disease, and frail;
Broken the mass of foulness,
For life at the end is death.
English translation by Albert Edmunds, from Hymns of the Faith (Dhammapada) (1902).

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