Avery Grace reflects on what to do when we harm others, how we can move forward, and the compassion we need for ourselves to do better.
Thich Nhat Hanh says that mindfulness shows us the suffering of life and connects us with compassion.
How can Buddhists know if their life is an ethical one? By keeping the five precepts, a set of guidelines for those who wish to do no harm.
The Dalai Lama and Thubten Chodron outline three levels of Buddhist ethical codes and how we can follow them.
A roundtable discussion with Gil Fronsdal, Michael Liebenson Grady and Marcia Rose. Introduction by Thanissaro Bhikkhu
Zachary Bremmer explains why we should approach the five precepts as training wheels to guide our practice.
Pot use is having its moment, finding new acceptance across America. So why, after a long love affair with weed, has this Buddhist kicked it to the curb?
Roshi Bernie Glassman on the three pure precepts — cease from evil, do good, and do good for others — and why they all come down to one point.
Thich Nhat Hanh’s Five Mindfulness Trainings are are based on the Buddha’s five precepts and translated for modern times. Their nature is universal.
All of our actions however small, can have wondrous effects, says Norman Fischer, but only if we are wholehearted enough in our practice of ethical conduct.