May 26, 2016

Gautama Buddha on Immortality


Earnestness is the path of immortality (Nirvana),
thoughtlessness the path of death.
Those who are in earnest do not die,
those who are thoughtless are as if dead already.
— Gautama Buddha, Dhammapada, v. 21
Translation by F. Max Müller

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