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October 15th, 2014
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– You have left me to lament that you have gone before me, when my heart is already so full with life’s many treacheries, but I trust that you will put me first among those to whom I am certain you will dedicate the merit of your prayers.
– My prayers, which are for all beings, how could they fail to include you?


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Photo (CC BY-SA 3.0) of prayer flags © Yasunori Koide, 2005
#excerpt  from "Tale of Genji" (tr. Royall Tyler)
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