5 future dangers

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Future dangers:

1. At present one is young, but will age, therefore practice diligently

2. At present one is healthy and free from ailments, but this too can change, therefore, practice diligently

3. At present food is plentiful, but there could be a famine in the future, therefore, practice diligently

4. At present people are living together harmoniously without quarreling, but this too can change, therefore, practice diligently

5. At present the Sangha are living together harmoniously without quarreling, but this too can change, therefore, practice diligently

(from Anguttara Nikaya 5.78)

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