|The Day of the Dead is a party for remembering ancestors. Soon we will be the ancestors.|
|Young and old together again|
|When we die, is there rebirth? Yes, endlessly.|
- *(Verses 153-154) According to the Commentary, these verses are the Buddha's "Song of Victory," his first utterance after his great enlightenment/awakening. The "house" is individuated rebirth in samsara, the "house-builder" is craving, the "rafters" are the passions, and the "ridge-pole" is ignorance.