The Ingrate

An elephant rests under a tree’s shade when it is tired and pulls down the same tree after it is rejuvenated; so too a lowly person causes harm to the one who gave him shelter when he needed it.

(Transliteration: yaTHA gajapathihi shrAnthashCHAyArTHI vrkshamAshrithaha / vishramya tham dhrumam hanthi thaTHa nIchaha svamAshrayam)

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