sa bla mthon por gshegs pa'i mkha' lding gi/ /

grib ma re zhig blta bar mi mngon yang/ /

gzugs can nyid dang 'du 'bral spangs pa bzhin/ /

tshogs shing dus la babs tshe lhag par mngon/ /

When the eagle soars up, high above the ground,

For a while its shadow is nowhere to be seen;

Yet bird and shadow still are linked. So it is with our actions:

When the right conditions come together, their effects will manifest.

Treasury of Precious Qualities, III, 3