Nagavagga ⧸ Gāthā 325

Middhī yadā hoti mahagghaso ca niddāyitā samparivattasāyī
Mahāvarāho va nivāpapuṭṭho punappunaṃ gabbhamupeti mando

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The Elephant ⧸ Verse 325

Whenever one is torpid and gluttonous,
as a sloth who rolls about, like a great hog fed on grains,
again and again will this ignorant one be reborn.
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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