Dhammapada

Yamakavagga ⧸ Gāthā 7

Subhānupassiṃ viharantaṃ indriyesu asaṃvutaṃ
Bhojanambhi amattaññuṃ kusītaṃ hīnavīriyaṃ
Taṃ ve pasahati māro vāto rukkhaṃ va dubbalaṃ

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The Twin-Verses ⧸ Verse 7

One who lives observant only of the beautiful,
with senses unrestrained,
gluttonous regarding food,
lazy and unenergetic:
Death overcomes this one,
as does the wind, a weak tree.
English translation © 2002 Barnett Fischer. This is a gift of Dhamma and may be freely copied or reprinted without permission from the author or publisher. Otherwise all rights reserved.

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