The lines below work as a refrain in this part of the Thousand Hands Sutra, repeating around ten times. I was tempted to start skipping over them, but on second thought, I decided that it’s impossible to over-emphasize this part. It seems very simple, and the concept isn’t hard to grasp, but we need to really grasp it. We need to grasp it at the level of our bones, which is probably why it’s repeated so often.
My one mind is the Bodhisattva of Compassion,
so I return to my one mind and rely upon it.
내 한마음 그대로 관세음이신 고로 내 한마음에 귀의하오니,