GZPB-31 < GZPB-32 Gyalse Tokme Zangpo - The Thirty-Seven Practices of All the Bodhisattvas > GZPB-33

ཉོན་མོངསདབང་གིསརྒྱལ་སྲསགཞན་དགགིས། །ཉེས་པགླེངབདག་ཉིདཉམསའགྱུར་བ། །ཐེག་པ་ཆེ་ལ་ཞུགས་པའི་གང་ཟགགིས། །ཉེས་པམིསྨྲརྒྱལ་སྲསལག་ལེནཡིན

[AP] The practice of all the bodhisattvas is never to speak ill

Of others who have embarked upon the greater vehicle,

For if, under the influence of destructive emotions,

I speak of other bodhisattvas’ failings, it is I who am at fault.

[KM] You undermine yourself when you react emotionally and

Grumble about the imperfections of other bodhisattvas.

Of the imperfections of those who have entered the Great Way,

Don’t say anything — this is the practice of a bodhisattva.

[RS] If through the influence of disturbing emotions

You point out the faults of another Bodhisattva,

You yourself are diminished, so don’t mention the faults

Of those who have entered the Great Vehicle—

This is the practice of Bodhisattvas.

[AB] A bodhisattva’s practice is not to speak about the faults of a person who has entered Mahayana, because, 

if under the power of disturbing  emotions and attitudes, we talk about the faults of others who are bodhisattvas, we ourselves will degenerate.