Another tree, this one bears eternal fruit,
If I give to one I receive the effects of giving to one,
If I give to countless, the effects are immeasurable.
Giving, as with all other perfections, is a mental intention, not always an outward action.
This is the tree I plant for harvest in future lives,
The fruit I will enjoy with all other living beings.
The inner light of wisdom, ignited by the Able Ones inside me, for the illumination of all.
A lamp for the path.
Water in a drought.
Food in the famine.
Medicine in sickness (physical and spiritual).
Whatever is needed. I will serve.
To drink tea, a teacup is needed. Living beings' eternal joy is the tea - enlightenment is the cup.
Since there is no separation of self and other, I will strive for the names: