ethical conduct

Teachings on ethical conduct, a fundamental Buddhist practice that is based on avoiding harmful actions and engaging in constructive actions.

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On Cultivating Virtue

Some thoughts on the practice of gratitude

As His Holiness the Dalai Lama reminds us, we become happier by becoming kinder.

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Teachings

Reading list

An extensive bibliography of resources for further study.

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Stages of the Path to Awakening Podcast

Freedom from cyclic existence

Commencing teaching from Chapter 11, describing five paths of the practitioners of sravaka vehicle.

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Stages of the Path to Awakening Podcast

Transcendental dependent origination

Continuing teaching from Chapter 10, explaining the flow the transcendental dependent origination and covering faith,…

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Shantideva Teachings at Sravasti Abbey

Taking pleasure in bad actions

Completion of the commentary on the intrusive conditions and incompatible propensities that interfere with practicing…

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Mind and Mental Factors

Know your mind: Virtuous mental factors

Explanation of the virtuous mental factors of nonattachment, nonhatred, nonconfusion, joyous effort, pliancy, conscientiousness, equanimity,…

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Mind and Mental Factors

Know your mind: Object-ascertaining and virtuous men...

Explanation of the five object-ascertaining mental factors and the first three virtuous mental factors —faith,…

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21st Century Buddhists

21st-century Buddhists

Ethical conduct and compassion are the keys to happiness for ourselves and for all sentient…

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Exploring Monastic Life 2021

Monastic precepts and community life

How monastic precepts and community life are set up to help work with our afflictions…

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Exploring Monastic Life 2021

The five precepts

How the five precepts guide how we live and relate to each other for the…

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Shantideva Teachings at Sravasti Abbey

Putting the dharma into practice

Covering Chapter 5 Verses 100-109, discussing the advice to dedicate our merits for the welfare…

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