Roll the Dharma thunder (from The Song of Enlightenment)by Hsuan Chueh of Yung Chia / Yoka Genkaku
English version by International Institute for the Translation of Buddhist Texts
Original Language Chinese
Roll the Dharma thunder,
Beat the Dharma drum.
Clouds of kindness gather. Sweet dew is dispersed;
Dragons and elephants tread upon it, moistening everything.
The Three Vehicles and five natures are all roused awake.
The Himalaya Pinodhni grass is unalloyed indeed;
Pure ghee produced from it I have often partaken of.
The nature completely pervades all natures.
The dharma everywhere contains all dharmas.
One moon universally appears in all waters.
The moons in all waters are by one moon gathered in.
|-- from Song of Enlightenment: By Great Master Yung Chia of the T'ang Dynasty, Edited by Tripitaka Master Hua / Translated by International Institute for the Translation of Buddhist Texts|
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