Dhammapada

Cittavagga ⧸ Gāthā 41

Aciraṃ vatayaṃ kāyo paṭhaviṃ adhisessati
Chuddho apetaviññāṇo niratthaṃ va kaliṅgaraṃ

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Thought ⧸ Verse 41

All too soon, this body
will lie on the ground
cast off,
bereft of consciousness,
like a useless scrap
of wood.
English translation © 1997 Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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