An Inspiration to Give Rise to the Bodhi Mind 勸發菩提心文

Composed by the 11th patriarch of Chinese Pure Land school–Master Xing’an (1686-1734), when he experienced the sudden enlightenment and generated the great vows of enlightenment for all living beings. In this text, he repeatedly emphasizes the importance of generating the enlightenment mind and how to stabilize the vow in life-long practice. May it encourage the rise of your bodhi mind.