Quotes

Verse On Precepts


受学戒时,
当愿众生,
善学于戒,
不作众恶。

– 文殊菩萨
    (华严经: 净行品11: 第23偈)

When receiving [and] learning precepts,*
[reflect that] ‘May sentient beings
virtuously learn [the] precepts,
[to] not do all evils.’**

– Manjusri Bodhisattva
   (Avatamsaka Sutra: Chapter 11 On Pure Practices: Verse 23)

* moral guidelines to avoid evil and do good
** arising from greed, hatred and delusion

Please Be Mindful Of Your Speech, Namo Amituofo!

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