Verse [On] First Attaining
With [the] Buddha’s fruition ground’s awakening, as my causal ground’s mind. Relying [on the] Buddha’s great Other-power, [to] receive [and] guide [my] little Self-power.
First ‘attaining’ then after cultivating, mindfulness [of] Buddha [is] for becoming Buddha. Āmítuófó [having] already accomplished Buddhahood, is exactly for accomplishing mine.