Pupphavagga ⧸ Gāthā 53

Yathāpi ppupharāsimhā kayirā mālākuṇe bahū
Evaṃ jātena maccena kattabbaṃ kusalaṃ bahuṃ

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Flowers ⧸ Verse 53

Just as from a heap of flowers
many garland strands can be made,
even so
one born & mortal
should do
— with whats born & is mortal —
many a skillful thing.
English translation © 1997 Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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