Jaravagga ⧸ Gāthā 149

Yānimāni apatthāni alāpūneva sārade
Kāpotakāni aṭṭhīni tāni disvāna rati

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Old Age ⧸ Verse 149

What pleasure is there in seeing these pale bones,
like gourds tossed aside and scattered by the Autumn winds?
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.

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