Translation of "Prasnottara Ratna Maalika" - Verse-5

Verse 5 - Meaning:
Q:What is the essence of this (illusory) life that we are leading ?(kim samsaare saaram)
A:The understanding that it is only transitory and will not last forever.
Q: What can be considered as the dearest thing for a man ?
A:The leading of a life that is entirely devoted to the good (and only good) of himself (sva) and others (para).