A Doha (couplet) by Kabir Das, a 15th century mystic poet from North India

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The potter turned to knead the clay
And heard it say:
Be not too proud thou
Tho’ you may shape me now
A time will come when it will be me
That shapes and kneads thee.

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Maati kahe kumhar se, tu kya rondhe mohe
Ek din aisa aayega, mein rondhugi tohe

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The clay kneading the potter refers to the body returning to the earth after death.

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