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生生生生暗生始
死死死死冥死終

空海 『秘蔵宝鑰』より
from “Hizō Hōyaku, The Precious Key to the Secret Treasury”
by Kūkai, also known posthumously as Kōbō-Daishi
No.2,083
2020/01/19 – 019


Born over and over and over again, not knowing how birth begins; Dying over and over and over again, not realizing how death ends


生生生生暗生始
死死死死冥死終

生れ生れ生れ生れて生の始めに暗く
死に死に死に死んで死の終りに冥し
– 空海 『秘蔵宝鑰』 序文より