In the Dhammika Sutta, the Buddha says that ‘not to kill’ means three things: You do not do it yourself; you do not get others to do it; and you do not encourage, condone, applaud, aid, and abet when others do it. What more does one need to prove that one cannot observe this precept […]
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5 liars — Zen ; Great Middle Way
greatmiddleway.wordpress.com by Tashi Nyima June 18, 2016 The aggregate of form, the material body, tells me where I am. The aggregate of feeling tells me how I am. The aggregate of cognition tells me what I am. The aggregate of volition tells me why I am. The aggregate of consciousness tells me I am the […]
Two Recommendations — Great Middle Way
Abandon wrongdoing. It can be done. If there were no likelihood, I would not ask you to do it. But since it is possible and brings about blessings and happiness, I do ask of you to abandon wrongdoing. Cultivate doing good. It can be done. If it brought deprivation and sorrow, I would not ask you to do […]
We are what we think — Zen Flash
Buddhism and The Dharma: Right Effort
And what is Right Effort? There is the case where one generates desire, endeavors, activates persistence, upholds and exerts one’s intent for the sake of the non-arising of unwholesome, unskillful …
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In the Buddhist temple.
Buddhism and The Dharma: Right Livelihood
Along with Right Speech and Right Action, Right Livelihood belongs to the component of Superior Discipline in the Eightfold Noble Path (the other two being Superior Meditation and Superior Wisdom).…
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Our “thoughts” create the world.
“With our thoughts we make the world”.-Buddha
Neither fire nor wind, birth nor death can erase our good deeds. -Buddha
Sun Tzu – The Supreme Art
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
– Sun Tzu
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