Bodhisattva ethical restraints: Auxiliary vow 11

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Part of a series of talks on the bodhisattva ethical restraints. The talks from January 3 through March 1, 2012, are concurrent with the 2011-2012 Vajrasattva Winter Retreat at Sravasti Abbey.

  • Suggestions on how to improve mental clarity, memory, concentration, and self-confidence.
  • Auxiliary vows 8-16 are to eliminate obstacles to the far-reaching practice of ethical discipline. Abandon:
    • 11. Not doing non-virtuous actions of body and speech with loving-compassion when circumstances deem it necessary in order to benefit others.

13 Bodhisattva Ethical Restraints: Practice Advice & Auxiliary Precept #11 2-12-12

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