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Shantideva's Inspirational Wish

"May I become food and drink in the eons of famine for those poverty-stricken suffers.



May I be a doctor, medicine and nurse for all sick beings in the world until everyone is cured.



May I become never-ending wish-fulfilling treasures materialising in front of each of them as all the enjoyments they need.



May I be a guide for those who do not have a guide, a leader for those who journey, a boat for those who want to cross over, and all sorts of ships, bridges, beautiful parks for those who desire them, and light for those who need light.



And may I become beds for those who need a rest, and a servant to all who need servants.



May I also become the basic conditions for all sentient beings, such as earth or even the sky, which is indestructible.





May I always be the living conditions for all sentient beings until all sentient beings are enlightened."



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"While their evil ripens in me, may all my virtue ripen in them."





~ Shantideva, "Bodhisattvacharyavatara - Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of Life"

(8th-century CE)

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