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Verses On Compassion, Wisdom, Aspiration & Practice 悲智愿行偈

四大菩萨偈

    四大菩萨,
    皆往皆度,
    极乐世界,
    为圆满者。

Verse On Four Great Bodhisattvas

[The] four great Bodhisattvas,
all go towards [and] all deliver [beings there],
[to the Pure] Land [of] Ultimate Bliss,
for [becoming and as] complete [and] perfect ones.

大悲偈

    大慈悲者,
    观音菩萨,
    已生极乐,
    为圆满悲。

Verse On Great Compassion

[The] one [with] great loving-kindness [and] compassion,
Avalokiteśvara (Guānshìyīn) Bodhisattva,
[is] already born [in the Pure Land of] Ultimate Bliss,
for completing [and] perfecting [her] compassion.

以《佛说观无量寿佛经》为证
With ‘Sūtra [In Which The] Buddha Speaks [Of]
Contemplation [On] Immeasurable Life Buddha’ as proof

大智偈

    大智慧者,
    文殊菩萨,
    愿生极乐,
    为圆满智。

Verse On Great Wisdom

[The] one [with] great wisdom,
Mañjuśrī (Wénshūshīlì) Bodhisattva,
aspired [to be] born [in the Pure Land of] Ultimate Bliss,
for completing [and] perfecting [his] wisdom.

以《文殊师利发愿经》为证
With ‘Sūtra [On] Mañjuśrī’s Giving Rise [Of] Aspiration’ as proof

大愿偈

    大愿心者,
    地藏菩萨,
    愿度极乐,
    为圆满愿。

Verse On Great Aspiration

[The] one [with] great aspiration,
Kṣitigarbha (Dìzàng) Bodhisattva,
aspires [to] deliver [beings to the Pure Land of] Ultimate Bliss,
for completing [and] perfecting [his] aspiration.

以《佛说地藏菩萨经》(敦煌藏本)为证
With ‘Sūtra [In Which The] Buddha Speaks [Of] Kṣitigarbha Bodhisattva’
(Dùnhuáng Treasury Version) as proof

大行偈

    大行愿者,
    普贤菩萨,
    愿行极乐,
    为圆满行。

Verse On Great Practice

[The] one [with] great practice [and] aspiration,
Samantabhadra (Pǔxián) Bodhisattva,
aspired [to] practise [to reach the Pure Land of] Ultimate Bliss,
for completing [and] perfecting [his] practice.

以《普贤菩萨行愿品》为证
With ‘Chapter [On] Samantabhadra Bodhisattva’s Practices And Aspirations’ as proof

Related Article:
八大菩萨与阿弥陀佛的关系
The Eight Great Bodhisattvas’ Connections With Amitābha Buddha (Āmítuófó)
https://purelanders.com/2018/11/02/the-eight-great-bodhisattvas-connections-with-amitabha-buddha-amituofo

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