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十方如来,
怜念众生,
如母忆子。
若子逃逝,
虽忆何为?

The ten directions’ [Buddhas] Tathāgatas
are sympathetically mindful of sentient beings,
like a mother recollecting her child.
[But] if the child runs away,
although there is recollection, what is the use?

– 楞严经大势至菩萨念佛圆通章
  Śūraṅgama Sūtra’s Section
  On Mahāsthāmaprāpta Bodhisattva’s
  Perfect Penetration With Mindfulness Of Buddha

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http://thedailyenlightenment.com/2013/12/a-great-bodhisattvas-buddha-mindfulness-practice

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One Response to “Who Buddhas Are Mindful Of”

  1. wendy teo April 13, 2015

    very easy to understand with both Chinese n English…thank you laoshi

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