As soon as you’re born, you’re getting older. This leads inexorably to old age, decay and death.
And then you are reincarnated and do it all over again. So very tedious.
There is no getting away from decrepitude, wrinkles and sagging things without Enlightenment to break the cycle. In that sense Buddhism is like a wonderful burst of cosmetic surgery and Botox for the soul.
See also Jara.
Jaramarana Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Jarā-Maraṇa, Jarāmaraṇa
Gender: Sorry, we don't know
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Old Age
Area of expertise: Old Age
Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 2359
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Article last revised on November 18, 2018 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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