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Non-violence is the sign of righteousness.


 The good one considers his body as another's.


Meat-eating is improper for everyone.


The wise are not afraid of samsara.


The fear of phenomenal world is rid by the light of knowledge.


 Everything (in the phenomenal world) is transient.


The body which contains worms and excreta is the creator of virtue  and vice.


There is only sorrow in birth and death.


One should try to escape the cycle of births and deaths.


Heaven is attained by penance.


The penance of the patient ever grows.


Through penance, all attain their goals.