All suffering comes from the wish for your own happiness.
Perfect Buddhas are born from the thought to help others.
Therefore, exchange your own happiness for the suffering of others –
This is the practice of Bodhisattvas.
Uit: Dakini Power, Michaela Haas, Shambhala, Boston, 2013; chapter on Thubten Chodron, p.201. | This is verse eleven of the thirty-seven practices of Bodhisattvas.