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舍居家时,
当愿众生,
出家无碍,
心得解脱。

– 文殊菩萨
(华严经: 净行品11: 第12偈)

When renouncing living with families,
[reflect that] ‘May sentient beings,
depart from their families without obstacles,*
[with their] minds attaining liberation.’

– Manjusri Bodhisattva
(Avatamsaka Sutra: Chapter 11 On Pure Practices: Verse 12)

* Without attachment when becoming monastics or dying

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