Bodhisattvas’ (Compassion) Practices -23

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When encountering pleasing sense objects, though they appear beautiful like a rainbow in summertime, not to regard them as real and to abandon clinging attachments if the Bodhisattvas’ practice.

Modern Translation 

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A bodhisattva’s practice is,
When meeting with pleasing objects,
    not to regard them as truly existent,
Even though they appear beautifully, like a summer’s rainbow,
And (thus) to rid ourselves of clinging and attachment.

– The Berzin Archives Thirty-seven Bodhisattva Practices

 

(Bodhisattva  — In Tibetan Buddhism, a Bodhisattva is anyone who is motivated by compassion and seeks enlightenment not only for him/herself but also for everyone…)

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