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丛林以无事为兴盛,
修行以念佛为稳当。

– 百丈大智禅师
  《丛林要则二十条》

[In a Buddhist] monastery,
[it is] without matters*
[that there] is [spiritual] prosperity.

For cultivation of [Buddhist] practice,
[it is with] mindfulness of Buddha
[that] is the most reliable
[i.e. the safest and most secure in practice and results].

– Chan Master Baizhang Dazhi 
   (Twenty Essential Monastery Principles)

* of contention, confusion, complication…

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