Dhammapada

Jaravagga ⧸ Gāthā 153

Anekajāti saṃsāraṃ sandhāvissaṃ anibbisaṃ
Gahakārakaṃ gavesanto dukkhā jāti punappunaṃ

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Old Age ⧸ Verse 153

Many a life to transmigrate,
Long quest, no rest, hath been my fate,
Tent-designer inquisitive for:
Painful birth from state to state.
English translation by Albert Edmunds, from Hymns of the Faith (Dhammapada) (1902).

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