Category Archives: Sila

January 2017 Setting The Intention: Sila & The Five Precepts

The discussion theme for the month is: “Setting The Intention: Sila & The Five Precepts”January 2nd:  “To Practice Compassionate Action”, led by Janet with an introduction on “Sila” by Lauren. [Avoiding Harm]January 9th:  “To Practice Contentment”, led by Joe Beck [Avoiding Stealing]January 16th:  … Continue reading

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Sila and Moving Beyond Guilt

Last night Janet Weathers led a discussion about Sila – ethical conduct, one of the six paramitas (perfections or perfect realizations). It was a rich overview in which she included perspectives from both Thich Nhat Hanah and Joseph Goldstein, two … Continue reading

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