Tag Archives: Paramita

Spiritual Training: Studying the Teachings

Spiritual Training: Studying the Teachings Theme: Energy 07/24/2017 Discussion let by Philip Murphy A man’s work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence … Continue reading

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Exploring “Energy” in Late July 2017

The parami of Viriya, or paramita of Vīrya, is the perfection of Energy. In Buddhism it is often defined as effort or diligence, but the root of the Sanskrit word literally means “Hero.” It also serves as the etymology for … Continue reading

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“Patient Acceptance of the Path”

Patient Acceptance of the Path Theme: Patience 07/10/2017 Discussion led by David C. Clark, Co-Chair Program Committee We’ve titled the exploration of the Third Dimension of Patience as “Patient Acceptance of the Path”, but it could also be referred to … Continue reading

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“Reflections On Forgiveness”

Open Discussion on “Forgiveness” Theme: Patience 07/03/2017 Discussion led by Phil Brown, President REFLECTIONS ON FORGIVENESS   The need for forgiveness arises after there has been a violation of individual or social norms that is substantial enough to have caused … Continue reading

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“Practicing Patience with Others”

Patience with Others Discussion led by Phil Brown, President; and Janet Weathers, Program Committee Introduction to the Importance of Patience on the Buddhist Path The parami of Khanti, or paramita of Ksanti, is the perfection of Patience. In Buddhism it … Continue reading

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Discussions on “Patience” in the Beginning of Summer 2017

The parami of Khanti, or paramita of Ksanti, is the perfection of Patience. In Buddhism it is often defined as forbearance, endurance, acceptance, or forgiveness, but according to its Pali roots it may be best defined as “willingness.” In the … Continue reading

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