Gain and loss, suffering and happiness,
come from our past causes and conditions.
Goodwill opens the gateway to good luck.
Evil thought opens the gateway to hindrances.
Some will pass their examinations, some will fail.
Those who pass won’t necessarily succeed later,
and those who fail will be a failure.
Liberation means rising above honor and humiliation, slander and praise.
Detachment means rising above success and failure, gain and loss.