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Verses On Pure Affinity 净缘偈

净缘偈
Verses [On] Pure Affinity

撞鬼骂粗言,
嗔心造恶业。
与鬼结恶缘,
鬼心亦可嗔。

[When] encountering [a] ghost, scolding [with] coarse words, [this with the] angry mind creates evil karma. With [the] ghost forming evil affinity, [the] ghost’s mind likewise can [become] angry.

不如念弥陀,
护己结净缘。
以信诚念佛,
必得佛佑护。

[This is] not as good as [being] mindful [of] Āmítuófó, [to] protect oneself [and] form pure affinity. With Faith sincerely mindful [of the] Buddha, definitely attains [the] Buddha’s blessings [for] protection.

若念无感应,
是己信未诚。
不可乱谤佛,
胡说不灵验。

If [with] mindfulness [but] without connection [for] response, [this] is [with] oneself’s Faith yet [to be] sincere. [One] must not irresponsibly slander [the] Buddha, [by] nonsensically saying [he is] not efficacious.

欲生更多信,
须诚学与念。
有疑速请教,
诚信必能生。

[If] desiring [to] give rise [to] even more Faith, [there] must [be] sincere learning and mindfulness. [When] having doubts quickly requesting teachings, sincere Faith definitely [will be] able [to] arise.

阿弥陀佛
Āmítuófó

Please be mindful of your speech, Amituofo!

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