Why take refuge? The meaning of refuge, the objects of refuge, and the relevance of taking refuge.
Series: Taking refuge
The Buddha’s teachings are a reliable guide for our spiritual path. As we begin to understand the qualities of a Buddha, we gain confidence in the ability of
Knowing about the qualities and skills of a Buddha’s body and speech can aid us in our daily practice.
Wisdom and compassion are the two basic qualities of a Buddha’s mind.
The qualities of the Three Jewels in which we take refuge: the Buddha’s enlightening influence, the Dharma’s true path and true cessation, and the Sangha’s role
Enlightenment is not a static state of mind, but rather a dynamic, transformative experience that changes the way we interact with the world.
We become Buddhists, establish the foundation for all further vows. Eliminate negative and accumulate positive karma.
Having taken refuge, how to practice it by respecting the Buddha, the Dharma, and the Sangha.
Bringing the practice of refuge into our daily lives.
What to do after taking refuge.