June 06, 2015

Gautama Buddha on the Impermanence of All Things


Look at the beautified image,
a heap of festering wounds,
shored up: ill, but the object of many resolves,
where there is nothing lasting or sure.
— Gautama Buddha, Dhammapada, v. 147
Translation by Thanissaro Bhikkhu

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