However innumerable all beings are,
I vow to save them all;
However inexhaustible my delusions are,
I vow to extinguish them all;
However immeasurable the dharma teachings are,
I vow to master them all;
However endless the Buddha's way is,
I vow to follow it.

Source: "Soto Shu Shumucho", printed by Kinko Printing Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan 1986