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自归于法,
当愿众生,
深入经藏,
智慧如海。

– 文殊菩萨
    (华严经: 净行品11: 第21偈)

Personally taking refuge in the Dharma,*
[reflect that] ‘May sentient beings
deeply enter [the] treasury of the sutras,**
[to realise] wisdom like [the] ocean.’***

– Manjusri Bodhisattva
   (Avatamsaka Sutra: Chapter 11 On Pure Practices: Verse 21)

* the truth(s) that lead to Buddhahood
** the Buddha’s teachings as taught
*** in depth of profundity

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