Reaching Final Peace of
A deity once spoke this verse to the
Life inevitably ceases. Short is the span of life. No safe shelter exists for one prone to ageing..
Seeing this danger of certain
death, one should do meritorious deeds, which brings happiness...
The Exalted Buddha responded:
Life inevitably ceases.
Short is the span of life. No safe shelter exists for one prone to ageing..
Seeing this danger of certain Death, one should drop the fleshy bait of this evanescent world!
More on this uncreated
peace - Nibbāna (Sanskrit = Nirvana):
Source: The Grouped Sayings of the
Buddha. Samyutta Nikāya I 2