Dhammapada

Tanhavagga ⧸ Gāthā 341

Saritāni sinehitāni ca somanassāni bhavanti jantuno
Te sātasitā sukhesino te ve jāti jarūpagā narā

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Thirst ⧸ Verse 341

Rushing and unctuous are a creatures joys;
In pleasure resting, seeking happiness,
Birth and old age men undergo.
English translation by Albert Edmunds, from Hymns of the Faith (Dhammapada) (1902).

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