Quotes

Verse On Purity

嚼杨枝时,
当愿众生,
其心调净,
噬诸烦恼。

— 文殊菩萨
(华严经: 净行品: 第41偈)

When chewing willow branch,*
[reflect that] ‘May sentient beings
their minds [be] tuned [to] purity,
biting [off] all afflictions.’**

— Manjusri Bodhisattva
(Avatamsaka Sutra: Chapter 11 On Pure Practices: Verse 41)

  • for toothbrushing action
    ** from greed, hatred and delusion

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