Namo Descending line of Patriarchs Bodhisattvas Namo Generations of Patriarchs, Bodhisattvas Namo the Generations of Patriarchs of East and West Namo Venerable First Patriarch Bodhidharma Bodhisattvas Namo to all the Great Good Knowing ones throughout the world who propagate the schools and proclaim the teachings
As the living have 84,000 delusions, so the Buddha provides 84,000 methods of dealing with them. Please choose a minimum of them for practicing. Always make of yourself and that no one else can help you to rid yourself of impurity. Even the Buddhas and Bodhisattvas are of little help because they only serve as masters to guide you.