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.
Thich Nhat Hanh says that mindfulness shows us the suffering of life and connects us with compassion.
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.
Ty Phillips looks at the Five Precepts—the ethical code of dedicated Buddhist practitioners—and finds five powerful guidelines every parent could use.
Bernie Glassman on the three pure precepts—cease from evil, do good, and do good for others—and why they all come down to a single point.
Genine Lentine explains the humorous piece she wrote for Buddhadharma, where she created a ceremony of vows called the Half-Moon Ceremony.
Genine Lentine has been thinking about her murky relationship to the bodhisattva precepts, and proposes a humorous “half moon ceremony.”