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自归于僧,
当愿众生,
统理大众,
一切无碍。

– 文殊菩萨
    (华严经: 净行品11: 第22偈)

Personally taking refuge in the Sangha,*
[reflect that] ‘May sentient beings
harmoniously guide [the] great assembly,**
all without obstacles.’***

– Manjusri Bodhisattva
    (Avatamsaka Sutra: Chapter 11 On Pure Practices: Verse 22)

* the assembly of realised monastic and lay Buddhists
** of all sentient beings
*** towards Buddhahood

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