The Six Paramitas describe the characteristics of a well-lived Buddhist life, and endeavoring to practice them in everyday situations is a lifelong journey.Continue reading “Six Paramitas”
We consider the Buddha’s teachings on patience, the roots of anger, and how festering resentment poisons our relationships and communities. With deepened self-awareness, we look to the light of the Buddha’s wisdom to transform our minds.
This Dharma talk is Part Two in a six-part series delivered via Zoom Meeting exploring the core Mahayana Buddhist teaching of the Six Paramitas: giving, discipline, patience, diligence, concentration, and wisdom. The Six Paramitas describe the characteristics of a well-lived Buddhist life, and endeavoring to practice them in everyday situations is a lifelong journey.
See the Discussion Notes to read the scriptural passages referred to in this Dharma Talk.
How is patience defined in Mahayana Buddhism?
(1) not giving rise to anger or annoyance—not getting angry in the first place
(2) not clinging to hatred and grudges—if you get angry, not holding onto it
(3) not harboring ill willContinue reading “Dharma Discussion: Kṣānti (July 26, 2020)”