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见树叶茂,
当愿众生,
以定解脱,
而为荫映。

– 文殊菩萨
(华严经: 净行品: 第64偈)

Seeing a tree’s leaves that are lush,
[reflect that] ‘May sentient beings,
with concentration [attain] liberation,
and with it [attain] shade [from the sun].’*

– Manjusri Bodhisattva
(Avatamsaka Sutra: Chapter 11 On Pure Practices: Verse 64)

* with the heat of suffering

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