2018.02.25 Sunday

I’m starting to feel and look older. Things are falling apart. Nothing is permanent. The following strikes a chord:

Even royal chariots well-embellished get run down, and so does the body succumb to old age. But the Dhamma of the good doesn’t succumb to old age: the good let the civilized know.


From  “Jaravagga: Aging” (Dhp XI), translated from the Pali by Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Access to Insight (BCBS Edition), 30 November 2013, http://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka/kn/dhp/dhp.11.than.html .

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