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若见大柱,
当愿众生,
离我诤心,
无有忿恨。

– 文殊菩萨
(华严经: 净行品: 第60偈)

If seeing huge pillars,*
[reflect that] ‘May sentient beings,
depart from self-centred contentious minds,
[to be] without anger and hatred.’**

– Manjusri Bodhisattva
(Avatamsaka Sutra: Chapter 11 On Pure Practices: Verse 60)

* that represent great stability and forebearance
** which are agitable and impatient

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