ABHINHA PACCAVEKKHAṆA

ABHINHA PACCAVEKKHAṆA

FIVE SUBJECTS FOR FREQUENT RECOLLECTION

[Jarā-dhammomhi] jaraṃ anatīto
I am of the nature to age, I have not gone beyond ageing.
Byādhi-dhammomhi byādhiṃ anatīto
I am of the nature to sicken, I have not gone beyond sickness.
Maraṇa-dhammomhi maraṇaṃ anatīto
I am of the nature to die, I have not gone beyond dying.
Sabbehi me piyehi manāpehi nānābhāvo vinābhāvo
All that is mine, beloved and pleasing, will become otherwise, will become separated from me.
Kammassakomhi kammadāyādo, Kammayoni kammabandhu kamma-paṭisaraṇo.
I am the owner of my kamma, heir to my kamma, born of my   kamma,  related to my kamma, abide supported by my kamma.  
Yaṃ kammaṃ karissāmi kalyāṇaṃ vā pāpakaṃ vā, Tassa dāyādo bhavissāmi.
Whatever kamma I shall do, for good or for ill, Of that, I will be the heir.     
Eva amhehi abhiṇha paccavekkhitabba
Thus we should frequently recollect.
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