Purifying our wrong actions

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A series of talks given at North Idaho College in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, in March 2007.


  • Purifying negative actions through the four opponent powers
    • Regret our action from the past
    • Repair the relationship with the person
    • Determination not to do that for a specific period
    • Remedial action, offer help or service, meditation
  • Cultivate a practice to review our actions daily

Wise Choices 03 (download)

Questions and answers

  • The order of the four opponent powers
  • Restorative justice
  • Knowing when you are purified
  • Applying purification to war
  • Regretting inaction
  • Apologizing when we do harm
  • The 12-step program
  • The promise not to repeat the action

Wise Choices 03: Q&A (download)

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