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着璎珞时,
当愿众生,
舍诸伪饰,
到真实处。

– 文殊菩萨
    (华严经: 净行品11: 第7偈)

When wearing [a] necklace,
[reflect that] ‘May sentient beings,
renounce all false adornments,*
[and] reach the abode of truth.’**

– Manjusri Bodhisattva
    (Avatamsaka Sutra: Chapter 11 On Pure Practices: Verse 7)

* As based on worldly vanity
** By realising the Dharma, to be adorned with truth instead

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