For June 24, 2017

Maraṇenapi taṃ pahīyati
yaṃ puriso mamidanti maññati.
Etampi viditvā paṇḍito,
na mamattāya
nametha māmako.
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At death a person abandons
what one construes as mine.
Realizing this, the wise
shouldn't incline
to be devoted to mine.

Sutta Nipāta 4.812
View Pāli on Tipitaka.org
Translated from the Pali by Thanissaro Bhikkhu