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见修园圃,
当愿众生,
五欲圃中,
耘除爱草。

– 文殊菩萨
(华严经: 净行品: 第75偈)

Seeing cultivation of garden plots,
[reflect that] ‘May sentient beings,
within the five desires’* garden,
weed [to] eradicate attachment’s grass.’

– Manjusri Bodhisattva
(Avatamsaka Sutra: Chapter 11 On Pure Practices: Verse 75)

* for wealth, sensual (including sexual) pleasures, fame, food and sleep

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