Buddhist text, part of Khuddaka Nikaya in the Pali Canon
Theragatha, often translated Verses of the Elder Monks, is a Buddhist text, a collection of short poems in Pali attributed to members of the early Buddhist sangha.
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- One who sees
sees those who see and those who don't.
One who doesn't see
- I do not fear death;
nor do I long for life.
I’ll lay down this body,
aware and mindful.
- Go, child, to any place
where there’s plenty of food,
where it’s safe and free of peril—
may you not be overcome by sorrow!