Dhammapada

Pupphavagga ⧸ Gāthā 48

Pupphāni heva pacinantaṃ byāsattamanasaṃ naraṃ
Atittaṃ yeva kāmesu antako kurute vasaṃ

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Flowers ⧸ Verse 48

Like one who picks and chooses flowers, a man who has his mind attached to sensual pleasures and is insatiate in them is over powered by Death.
English translation by Daw Mya Tin. Edited by Editorial Committee, Burma Tipitaka Association Rangoon, Burma, 1986. For free distribution only, as a gift of dhamma.

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