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

In beings there arise pleasures that rush (towards sense-objects) and (such beings) are steeped in craving. Bent on happiness, they seek happiness. Verily, such men come to birth and decay.
English translation by Ven. Narada Maha Thera. For free distribution only.

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