Quotes

Verse For Washing

洗涤形秽,
当愿众生,
清净调柔,
毕竟无垢。

– 文殊菩萨
   (华严经: 净行品: 第44偈)

[When] washing [to cleanse the] body’s dirt,
[reflect that] ‘May sentient beings,
[be] pure with gentle harmony,*
ultimately without defilements.’**

– Manjusri Bodhisattva
   (Avatamsaka Sutra: Chapter 11 On Pure Practices: Verse 44)

* flexible and adaptable,
possible when without defilements
** of greed, hatred and delusion

Please Be Mindful Of Your Speech, Namo Amituofo!

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