VAIRAGYA SHATAKA verse 56
Hundred Verses on Freedom from Worldly Desire
Selected from Jain Scriptures
By an Unknown Sage
English translation by Manish Modi
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56. Just as the wind carries a flower away from its tree,
The living being is carried forth by the wind of karmas
From one birth to another.
Ever the orphan, the living being keeps wandering in samsara,
Despite having attained
Wealth, food grains, ornaments, home and family (in each birth).