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D o Not Cultivate the Three Defilements Our every thought must avoid the three poisons and accord with purity (precepts), impartiality (meditative concentration) and proper understanding (wisdom).




Buddhism / Mahayana Quote n°8804 | 
The Cultivation Guidelines for Pure Land School Practitioners  

   




T he Six Harmonies Harmony in having the same viewpoints Harmony in observing the same precepts Harmony in living together Harmony in speaking without conflict Harmony in experiencing Dharma bliss Harmony in sharing benefits




Buddhism / Mahayana Quote n°8803 | 
The Cultivation Guidelines for Pure Land School Practitioners  

   




T he Ten Great Vows of Samantabhadra All Pure Land practitioners should respectfully cultivate the virtue of Samantabhadra: (1) respect all Buddhas, (2) praise Tathagata, (3) make offerings extensively, (4) repent karmic obstacles, (5) rejoice at others’ meritorious deeds, (6) request the turning of the Dharma wheel, (7) request the Buddha to remain in this world, (8) constantly follow the Buddha’s teachings, (9) accommodate all sentient beings, and (10) dedicate all merits universally. Emulate Samantabhadra and cultivate according to his great vows in thought after thought, endlessly and continuously without ceasing. My body, speech and mind will never tire of these deeds.




Buddhism / Mahayana Quote n°8802 | 
The Cultivation Guidelines for Pure Land School Practitioners  

   




T he Six Paramitas that Bodhisattvas Cultivate Always cultivate the Paramitas of giving, precept observation, patience, diligence, meditative concentration, and wisdom. Teach and help all beings to abide in the way to supreme, perfect enlightenment.




Buddhism / Mahayana Quote n°8801 | 
The Cultivation Guidelines for Pure Land School Practitioners  

   




T he Three Conditions in the Visualization Sutra The First Condition: Be filial and care and provide for parents, be respectful to and serve teachers, be compassionate and do not kill, and cultivate the Ten Virtuous Deeds. The Second Condition: Take the Three Refuges, abide by all precepts, and behave in a dignified and appropriate manner. The Third Condition: Generate the Bodhi mind, believe deeply in the law of cause and effect, recite and uphold the Mahayana sutras, and encourage others to advance on the path to enlightenment.




Buddhism / Mahayana Quote n°8800 | 
The Cultivation Guidelines for Pure Land School Practitioners  

   




W hen we meet monastics or lay people, those who practice according to the way of Bodhisattvas, we need to respect and believe in them as they are the Teachers.




Buddhism Quote n°8799 | 
Sutra on Generating the Supreme Aspiration of Bodhisattvas, Pure Land Translation Team  

   




P lant good roots, avoid bad influences, and have a pure mind.




Buddhism Quote n°8798 | 
Sutra on Generating the Supreme Aspiration of Bodhisattvas, Pure Land Translation Team  

   




A void all confusing and agitating environments.




Buddhism Quote n°8797 | 
Sutra on Generating the Supreme Aspiration of Bodhisattvas, Pure Land Translation Team  

   




E steem others and behave respectfully towards them without any disdain.




Buddhism Quote n°8796 | 
Sutra on Generating the Supreme Aspiration of Bodhisattvas, Pure Land Translation Team  

   




C ultivate diligently for wisdom.




Buddhism Quote n°8795 | 
Sutra on Generating the Supreme Aspiration of Bodhisattvas, Pure Land Translation Team  

   




B e supremely patient with all dharmas, but do not be attached to them.




Buddhism Quote n°8794 | 
Sutra on Generating the Supreme Aspiration of Bodhisattvas, Pure Land Translation Team  

   




W e should learn from, be close to, and make offerings to bodhisattvas, who diligently practice meditative concentration.




Buddhism Quote n°8793 | 
Sutra on Generating the Supreme Aspiration of Bodhisattvas, Pure Land Translation Team  

   




P ropagate and lecture on the Dharma for all people.




Buddhism Quote n°8792 | 
Sutra on Generating the Supreme Aspiration of Bodhisattvas, Pure Land Translation Team  

   




L ecture on the Dharma using a variety of gentle and kind words and explanations to make the audience feel happy to hear it.




Buddhism Quote n°8791 | 
Sutra on Generating the Supreme Aspiration of Bodhisattvas, Pure Land Translation Team  

   




E ven a little effort wisely applied can benefit infinite beings.




Buddhism Quote n°8790 | 
Sutra on Generating the Supreme Aspiration of Bodhisattvas, Pure Land Translation Team  

   




B e comfortable and accord with [proper] conditions in whatever we do.




Buddhism Quote n°8789 | 
Sutra on Generating the Supreme Aspiration of Bodhisattvas, Pure Land Translation Team  

   




N o jealousy.




Buddhism Quote n°8788 | 
Sutra on Generating the Supreme Aspiration of Bodhisattvas, Pure Land Translation Team  

   




W ise men will avoid any place where there are untruthful, unbeneficial words or disputes as these will cause many afflictions.




Buddhism Quote n°8787 | 
Sutra on Generating the Supreme Aspiration of Bodhisattvas, Pure Land Translation Team  

   




F or seeking supreme perfect enlightenment, we should never tire of learning or feel that we have learned enough of the Dharma.




Buddhism Quote n°8786 | 
Sutra on Generating the Supreme Aspiration of Bodhisattvas, Pure Land Translation Team  

   




B e ashamed of and report all the bad deeds that have been committed.




Buddhism Quote n°8785 | 
Sutra on Generating the Supreme Aspiration of Bodhisattvas, Pure Land Translation Team  

   




B elieve deeply in cause and effect.




Buddhism Quote n°8784 | 
Sutra on Generating the Supreme Aspiration of Bodhisattvas, Pure Land Translation Team  

   




B e good at teaching so as to inspire others.




Buddhism Quote n°8783 | 
Sutra on Generating the Supreme Aspiration of Bodhisattvas, Pure Land Translation Team  

   




S eek the supreme, perfect enlightenment of a Buddha at all times and never forget.




Buddhism Quote n°8782 | 
Sutra on Generating the Supreme Aspiration of Bodhisattvas, Pure Land Translation Team  

   




P ractice diligently the paramita of patience and abide contentedly in patience.




Buddhism Quote n°8781 | 
Sutra on Generating the Supreme Aspiration of Bodhisattvas, Pure Land Translation Team  

   




A void harsh language and miserliness.




Buddhism Quote n°8780 | 
Sutra on Generating the Supreme Aspiration of Bodhisattvas, Pure Land Translation Team  

   




B e awakened and feel ashamed [for bad deeds]. Be focused and diligent in the cultivation of concentration.




Buddhism Quote n°8779 | 
Sutra on Generating the Supreme Aspiration of Bodhisattvas, Pure Land Translation Team  

   




A rrogance and indulgence are the causes of negligence. Do not despise any being.




Buddhism Quote n°8778 | 
Sutra on Generating the Supreme Aspiration of Bodhisattvas, Pure Land Translation Team  

   




B e serene and content.




Buddhism Quote n°8777 | 
Sutra on Generating the Supreme Aspiration of Bodhisattvas, Pure Land Translation Team  

   




E arnestly protect and support the proper teachings, even with one’s life.




Buddhism Quote n°8776 | 
Sutra on Generating the Supreme Aspiration of Bodhisattvas, Pure Land Translation Team  

   




M ake offerings to the Three Jewels [Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha].




Buddhism Quote n°8775 | 
Sutra on Generating the Supreme Aspiration of Bodhisattvas, Pure Land Translation Team  

   




V ow to be focused and diligent [in the chosen method of cultivation], and protect and support the proper teachings.




Buddhism Quote n°8774 | 
Sutra on Generating the Supreme Aspiration of Bodhisattvas, Pure Land Translation Team  

   




S tudy, cultivate, and teach others with speech and by setting examples.




Buddhism Quote n°8773 | 
Sutra on Generating the Supreme Aspiration of Bodhisattvas, Pure Land Translation Team  

   




W e should be rid of laziness.




Buddhism Quote n°8772 | 
Sutra on Generating the Supreme Aspiration of Bodhisattvas, Pure Land Translation Team  

   




W e should avoid all bad karmas [deeds] and cultivate the supreme practice.




Buddhism Quote n°8771 | 
Sutra on Generating the Supreme Aspiration of Bodhisattvas, Pure Land Translation Team  

   




B e constantly mindful of impermanence and be cautious and do not indulge oneself.




Buddhism Quote n°8770 | 
Sutra on Generating the Supreme Aspiration of Bodhisattvas, Pure Land Translation Team  

   




P ropagate the proper teachings often and widely to others.




Buddhism Quote n°8769 | 
Sutra on Generating the Supreme Aspiration of Bodhisattvas, Pure Land Translation Team  

   




A lways be diligent in cultivation and do not pursue personal gain.




Buddhism Quote n°8768 | 
Sutra on Generating the Supreme Aspiration of Bodhisattvas, Pure Land Translation Team  

   




D o not be attached to worldly learning and discussions. Generate the will to pursue the Seven Factors of Enlightenment.




Buddhism Quote n°8767 | 
Sutra on Generating the Supreme Aspiration of Bodhisattvas, Pure Land Translation Team  

   




D o not pursue prestige or wealth.




Buddhism Quote n°8766 | 
Sutra on Generating the Supreme Aspiration of Bodhisattvas, Pure Land Translation Team  

   




D o not see the faults of others or consider oneself to be superior.




Buddhism Quote n°8765 | 
Sutra on Generating the Supreme Aspiration of Bodhisattvas, Pure Land Translation Team  

   




D o not crave personal gain or the respect of others. Instead, always keep a mind of purity and be filled with Dharma joy.




Buddhism Quote n°8764 | 
Sutra on Generating the Supreme Aspiration of Bodhisattvas, Pure Land Translation Team  

   




D o not draw attention to the faults of others.




Buddhism Quote n°8763 | 
Sutra on Generating the Supreme Aspiration of Bodhisattvas, Pure Land Translation Team  

   




A bide in the cultivation of purity and generate an awakened mind.




Buddhism Quote n°8762 | 
Sutra on Generating the Supreme Aspiration of Bodhisattvas, Pure Land Translation Team  

   




B e compassionate to all beings and do not even have the thought of harming any of them.




Buddhism Quote n°8761 | 
Sutra on Generating the Supreme Aspiration of Bodhisattvas, Pure Land Translation Team  

   




L et your mind be serene and gentle, and always be compassionate.




Buddhism Quote n°8760 | 
Sutra on Generating the Supreme Aspiration of Bodhisattvas, Pure Land Translation Team  

   




E njoy and always cultivate the wondrous practice of pure supreme karmas [deeds].




Buddhism Quote n°8759 | 
Sutra on Generating the Supreme Aspiration of Bodhisattvas, Pure Land Translation Team  

   




D o not attach to excess sleeping or eating.




Buddhism Quote n°8758 | 
Sutra on Generating the Supreme Aspiration of Bodhisattvas, Pure Land Translation Team  

   




D o not see the faults of others.




Buddhism Quote n°8757 | 
Sutra on Generating the Supreme Aspiration of Bodhisattvas, Pure Land Translation Team  

   




D o not evade paying taxes.




Buddhism Quote n°8756 | 
Upasaka Precepts Sutra  

   




D o not violate the law.




Buddhism Quote n°8755 | 
Upasaka Precepts Sutra  

   


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