Dhammapada

Jaravagga ⧸ Gāthā 148

Parijiṇṇamidaṃ rūpaṃ roganiḍḍhaṃ pabhaṅguraṃ
Bhijjati pūtisandeho maraṇantaṃ hi jīvitaṃ

Click any Pāli word for an inline definition.

Old Age ⧸ Verse 148

This form is worn out,
this nest of disease, this foul body.
As a mass of destruction,
it breaks up, because
life, at its end, has death.
English translation © 2002 Barnett Fischer. This is a gift of Dhamma and may be freely copied or reprinted without permission from the author or publisher. Otherwise all rights reserved.

This project is open source and available on GitHub.