How to cultivate a motivation of compassion and kindness for others while living in community.
Series: Exploring Monastic Life (2012)
Examining what is deep in our hearts that we cannot ignore and want to live out.
A continuing narration of the Buddha’s life and how his story parallels our own lives.
Considering how a monastic life style can be a powerful method helping to subdue afflictions.
Buddha’s reasons for establishing a four-fold sangha and the benefits of monastic community living.
With Buddhism going global, different cultures and values might influence how we apply the precepts to modern life.
To implode our field of attachment and aversion while expanding our field of love and compassion. Cherishing ourselves in a proper way.
When people show respect to you as a monastic, consider that they are bowing to the Buddha at your heart.