May I be the doctor and the medicine
And may I be the nurse
For all sick beings in the world
Until everyone is healed.

-Shantideva, Way of the Bodhisattva

 

Tangka:
Indian Teacher – Shantideva
(HAR 15431)
Eastern Tibet
1800 – 1899
Buddhist Lineage
Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection of Shechen Archives – photographs

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