Wishing to put an end to others’ sorrows ~ Shantideva

Those who long to triumph over life’s distress,
And who wish to put an end to others’ sorrows,
Those who seek to experience abundant joys —
Let them never turn their backs on bodhicitta.


Bodhicaryāvatāra, Chapter 1, verse 8

translated by Adam Pearcey

source: http://www.lotsawahouse.org/indian-masters/shantideva/bodhicharyavatara-1

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