The practice of all the bodhisattvas is to renounce this life’s concerns,
For friends and relatives, long acquainted, must all go their separate ways;
Wealth and prized possessions, painstakingly acquired, must all be left behind;
And consciousness, the guest who lodges in the body, must in time depart.
Gyelse Tokme Zangpo
The Thirty-Seven Practices of All the Bodhisattvas
translated by Adam Pearcey
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