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以水盥掌,
当愿众生,
得清净手,
受持佛法。

– 文殊菩萨
(华严经: 净行品: 第45偈)

With water washing the palms,
[reflect that] ‘May sentient beings,
attain pure hands,*
[for] receiving and upholding the Buddhadharma.’**

– Manjusri Bodhisattva
(Avatamsaka Sutra: Chapter 11 On Pure Practices: Verse 45)

* with motivations as pure as possible
** or the Buddha’s teachings for full purification

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