Dhammapada

Buddhavagga ⧸ Gāthā 182

Kiccho manussapaṭilābho kicchaṃ macchāna jīvitaṃ
Kicchaṃ saddhammasavanaṃ kiccho buddhānaṃ uppādo

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The Buddha ⧸ Verse 182

Rare is birth as a human being. Hard is the life of mortals. Hard is the hearing of the Sublime Truth. Rare is the appearance of the Buddhas.
English translation by Ven. Narada Maha Thera. For free distribution only.

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