Today’s mindfulness quote combines FOUR essentials of Buddhism and Buddha’s Eightfold Path to improve our lives. First is the issue of morality and living a life guided by the Five Precepts. This is the foundation for mindfulness which can be… Read More ›
Be Mindful Today: #19 The crucial role of ethics
“Most Westerners drawn to the Buddha’s teachings are well-educated sorts with a post-Darwinian cultural outlook that regards moral values as largely arbitrary. This orientation, combined with the doctrineless influence that Zen has had on the West, has left many to… Read More ›
Be Mindful Today: #14 Meditation without Morality?
How many people reading this blog do a little meditation each day, weekly, or just now and again? Does it make you feel good during your mediation, for some time afterwards or not at all? I guess this is sounding… Read More ›
Buddha’s Words: #10 Instant Karma
Today’s post sheds a little light on Buddha’s words from The Dhammapada chapter 10 which is all about negative and instant Karma. Popular definitions and beliefs in Karma include expressions such as “what goes round comes round” or ” it… Read More ›
Buddha’s Words: #8 Ethics
The Dhammapada chapter 8 has a strange title, The Thousands, with each of the 15 verses comparing the value of ONE act following The Buddha’s teaching, with a THOUSAND acts of not following his teaching. The important message of the… Read More ›
Flummox Friday: Buddhist Stoic Golden Rule #6 (Values & Ethics)
My earlier post outlined my 8 Golden Rules with #6 being “Make ethics and values the central issue of your day to day life”; here’s some background and personal experiences that led to me include this vital rule which should… Read More ›
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