The birth and the death of beings ~ Buddha

The three realms of existence are like a cloud in autumn:
The birth and the death of beings is like a dancer’s movement;
A being’s life is like a waterfall,
Like a flash of lightning in the sky;
It never stops even for a single moment and once it starts,
It goes inevitably to its conclusion.


Buddha

quoted in the book Treasures of the Sakya Lineage: Teachings from the Masters

source: http://www.hhthesakyatrizin.org/teach_advice.html



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