Attributed to the Hui Neng, the sixth Buddhist partiarch in China:
At all times, in every moment of your mind, you must ...
purify your mind by our own effort
And further, the five elements of your own nature are
see your own teachings by your own practice
see your own Buddha by your own exercise
reform yourself by observing your own commandments
Commandment--it is inate within you that you do not wish to kill, steal etc.
Tranquility--you do not wish to lead a bustling life or to make money
Wisdom--you do not wish to live in delusion
Emancipation--you do not wish to suffer the pangs of conscience,
and you wish to live a life of sanction
Teaching--you know how you were emancipated, so you will teach it.
This is the hardest.
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