Quotes

Be Not The Last To Cut The Source 莫作最后断种人

汝粗得其门,
当传灯化物,
莫作最后断种人也。

– 慧思大师致智者大师之遗教
《佛祖统纪》第六卷

智者大师将法传于灌顶大师后的最后教诲,即是以身作则,亲自往生阿弥陀佛的极乐净土。

You, [who have] just attained this [Dharma] Door, should transmit [its] lamp [to] transform [external] beings, [and] not become [the] last person [who] cuts [others from the] source [of the Dharma’s light].

– Great Master Huìsī’s Last Teaching To Great Master Zhìzhě
(Buddhist Patriarchs’ Collected Records: 6th Scroll)

After transmitting the Dharma to Great Master Guàndǐng, Great Master Zhìzhě’s last teaching was delivered by personally setting the example, of seeking rebirth in Āmítuófó’s Pure Land Of Ultimate Bliss.

Please be mindful of your speech, Amituofo!

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