钵 bō a bowl / an alms bowl / patra
笔记 notes: Sanskrit is patra
Dì qī juéwù: wŭ yù guò huàn; suī wèi sú rén, bù rǎn shì lè, cháng niàn sān yī, wǎ bō fǎ qì, zhìyuàn chū jiā, shǒu dào qīngbái, fàn xíng gāoyuǎn, cíbēi yí qiè.
The seventh realization is that the five categories of desire lead to difficulties. Although we are in the world, we should try not to be caught up in the wordly matters. A monk, for example, has in his possession only three robes and one bowl. He lives simply in order to practice the Way. His precepts keep him free of attachment to worldly things, and he treats everyone equally and with compassion.
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