Dhammapada

Jaravagga ⧸ Gāthā 150

Aṭṭhīnaṃ nagaraṃ kataṃ maṃsalohitalepanaṃ
Yattha jarā ca maccu ca māno makkho ca ohito

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Old Age ⧸ Verse 150

A city made of bones, plastered with flesh and blood,
where old age and death reside,
in the mind, hypocritical and conceited.
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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