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受具足戒,
当愿众生,
具诸方便,
得最胜法。

– 文殊菩萨
    (华严经: 净行品11: 第26偈)

[When] receiving [the] complete precepts,*
[reflect that] ‘May sentient beings
[be] complete [with] all expedient means,**
[to] attain [the] most excellent Dharma [teachings].***

– Manjusri Bodhisattva
    (Avatamsaka Sutra: Chapter 11 On Pure Practices: Verse 26)

* as a Bodhisattva monk or nun
** or skilful means
*** for guiding one and all to Buddhahood

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