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Title: Uttara Sutta: Uttara the Deva's Son
PTS: S i 54
CDB i 150
Uttara Sutta: Uttara the Deva's Son
translated from the Pali by
<p>At Rajagaha. As he was standing to one side, Uttara the deva's son recited this verse in the Blessed One's presence:</p>
Life is swept along, next-to-nothing its span. For one swept on by aging
no shelters exist.
Perceiving this danger in death, one should do deeds of merit
that bring about bliss.
<p class=“spkr”>[The Buddha:]</p> Life is swept along, next-to-nothing its span. For one swept to old age
no shelters exist.
Perceiving this danger in death, one should drop the world's bait
and look for peace.
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