Dhammapada

Pupphavagga ⧸ Gāthā 48

Pupphāni heva pacinantaṃ byāsattamanasaṃ naraṃ
Atittaṃ yeva kāmesu antako kurute vasaṃ

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Flowers ⧸ Verse 48

The man who gathers flowers (of sensual pleasure), whose mind is distracted, death carries off as a great flood sweeps away a sleeping village.
English translation by Ven. Narada Maha Thera. For free distribution only.

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