क्रोडीकरोति प्रथमं जातं नित्यमनित्यता ।
धात्रीव जननी पश्चात्तदा शोकस्य कः क्रमः ॥
kroDIkaroti prathamaM jAtaM nityaM anityatA ।
dhAtri iva jananI pashcAt tadA shokasya kaH kramaH ॥
As soon as one is born, impermanence embraces him and stays with him all along; even before his mother gets hold of him. That being so, why should anyone feel grief when one finally dies?