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见趣下路,
当愿众生,
其心谦下,
长佛善根。

– 文殊菩萨
(华严经: 净行品: 第53偈)

[When] seeing downward declining roads,
[reflect that] ‘May sentient beings,
their minds [be] humble [to those] below,*
[as they] grow the Buddha’s good roots.’**

– Manjusri Bodhisattva
(Avatamsaka Sutra: Chapter 11 On Pure Practices: Verse 53)

* physically and spiritually
** for reaching goodness and purity

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