Daily Words of the Buddha ~ October 12, 2014

autumn rainUddhaṃ, tiriyaṃ apācinaṃ,
yāvatā jagato gati
samavekkhitā va dhammānaṃ
khandhānaṃ udayabbayaṃ.

Above, across or back again,
wherever one goes in the world
let one carefully scrutinise
the rise and fall of compounded things.

Itivuttaka 4.111

Gemstones of the Good Dhamma,
compiled and translated by Ven. S. Dhammika

 

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