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Theragatha
Chapter I — Single Verses

73

Manava

Translated from the Pali by Thanissaro Bhikkhu.
For free distribution only.

 

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On seeing an old person;
    and
a person in pain, diseased;
    and
a person dead, gone to life's end,
    I left
for the life gone forth,
abandoning the sensuality
    that entices the heart.

 


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