Your mind, the primordial buddha,
Searches elsewhere due to the power of desire.
Doesn’t it notice that it is wandering in samsara?
Now that you have obtained the precious human body,
You continuously get carried away by mundane actions.
Don’t you notice that your life is running out?
from the book Jewels of Enlightenment: Wisdom Teachings from the Great Tibetan Masters
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