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求请出家,
当愿众生,
得不退法,
心无障碍。

– 文殊菩萨
(华严经: 净行品11: 第15偈)

When requesting to renounce household life,*
[reflect that] ‘May sentient beings,
attain the non-retrogressible Dharma,**
with minds without obstacles.’***

– Manjusri Bodhisattva
   (Avatamsaka Sutra: Chapter 11 On Pure Practices: Verse 15)

* to become Buddhist monastics
** teachings that lead to Buddhahood, without backsliding
*** that slow down spiritual progress

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