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著袈裟衣,
当愿众生,
心无所染,
具大仙道。

– 文殊菩萨
   (华严经: 净行品11: 第18偈)

When wearing the kasaya clothing,*
[reflect that] ‘May sentient beings’
minds be without any defilements,**
[with] completing the path of the great immortal.’***

– Manjusri Bodhisattva
    (Avatamsaka Sutra: Chapter 11 On Pure Practices: Verse 18)

* monastic robes
** of greed, hatred and delusion
*** who is the Buddha, who has lasting Buddhahood

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