“Number Seven – Refining the Crown of the Head by Fire”

The revered master and virtuous sage (Liu) on the fifteenth day of the seventh month of 905 CE took only one piece of the five fragrances and, with the tray on his knees as he sat straight up, burnt the crown of his head following the example of Shakyamuni Buddha who allowed a magpie to nest on top of his head. The Great Light Wisdom King gave up his hair and gave alms. Moved by this, Manjusri Bodhisattva manifested himself above, and it was proven.

第七炼顶]本尊贤圣于天福五年七月]十五日本尊以五香捍就一条]腊烛端坐炼顶效]释迦佛雀巢顶相大光明王]舍头布施感]文殊菩萨]顶上现身]为作证明]