is indeed the Supreme Mental-Medicine!
Of all the Medicines in the world, even and ever so numerous and different, none is comparable
to this sublime Buddha-Dhamma...Therefore, friends, for
all being's sake, take this Dhamma!
Having swallowed and digested this sublime Dhamma Medicine,
you will go beyond
even ageing, sickness, and fearful death!
You will be freed and cured of all
craving and longing...
Good and Bad Luck, Progress
and Decay in life is actually obvious:
Those who respect the Dhamma flourish!
Those who despise the Dhamma deteriorate...
Having been shown this straight Noble Middle Way, that thrust
Deathlessness, you, through prudence and patience, will reach it, touch it,
and know it directly for yourself, even as the stream of the river Ganges,
always reaches the mighty ocean.
Dhamma-Medicine cures Death...
Happiness, pleasure, bliss (Sukha):
Adapted from Gemstones of Good Dhamma:
Wheel 342/344 Ven. S. Dhammika,
BPS Buddhist Publication Society, Kandy, Sri Lanka.