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The Bodhisattva Vow
The Bodhisattva Vow is essential to Mahayana Buddhism, and thus also to Tibetan Buddhism. Various forms are current. The essence is:
May I attain Buddhahood for the benefit of all sentient beings.
Here follow a few other ways of saying the same thing with a few more words (found on the internet).
However innumerable sentient beings are, I vow to save them.
All beings, without number, I vow to liberate
The passions of delusion are inexhaustible.
The number of beings is endless. I vow to help save them all.
The Truth cannot be told. I vow to tell it.
The Way which cannot be followed is unattainable. I vow to attain it.
May I be a guard for those who are protectorless,
May I be an isle for those who yearn for landfall,
May I be the wishing jewel, the vase of plenty,
Like the great earth and the other elements,
Thus, for every single thing that lives,