Quotes

Verse On Wisdom

若入水时,
当愿众生,
入一切智,
知三世等。

– 文殊菩萨
(华严经: 净行品: 第125偈)

If entering water,
[reflect that] ‘May sentient beings,
enter the [ocean of] all[-knowing] wisdom,*
to know [everything in the] three periods** equally.’***

– Manjusri Bodhisattva
(Avatamsaka Sutra: Chapter 11 On Pure Practices: Verse 125)

* of the Buddhas
** of past, present and future
*** or to know the three periods as equally empty of permanence and self.

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