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整衣束带,
当愿众生,
检束善根,
不令散失。

– 文殊菩萨
(华严经: 净行品: 第37偈)

[When] straightening clothes [and] belt,
[reflect that] ‘May sentient beings
examine and collect [their] good roots,*
not causing [them to be] scattered [and] lost.’

– Manjusri Bodhisattva
(Avatamsaka Sutra: Chapter 11 On Pure Practices: Verse 37)

* spiritual foundations (relatively) free
from attachment, aversion and delusion

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