The sun, the moon, a lamp, a lightning flash —
they may illuminate, but they hardly clear away the inner murk.
This bodhicitta is extolled by the holy as completely
extirpating the darkness of living beings.
from the book Vast As the Heavens, Deep As the Sea: Verses in Praise of Bodhicitta
translated by Gareth Sparham
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