THE FOUR GREAT VOWS[1] However innumerable beings are, I vow to save them; However inexhaustible the passions are, I vow to extinguish them; However immeasurable the Dharmas are, I vow to master them; However incomparable the Buddha-truth is, I vow to attain it. [1. These vows are recited after every service.]
Note: I do swear or avow...