12 | Old Age, Sickness, Death

Once born, death is inevitable. As long as the causes and conditions for sorrow exist, life/death cycle will continue indefinitely. Sorrow will disappear when sorrow’s causes are eliminated. Clinging to existence through ignorance, craving and grasping is the addiction that chains beings to the endless life/death cycle. However, humans have the potential to break the samsaric cycle.The law of karma states that according to the seed that is sown, the fruit will form. The doer of skilful acts will gather fortune. The doer of unskilful acts will reap misfortune.