Nov 23, 2020
What is joyous perseverance (effort)?
“When you have focused upon something virtuous, joyous perseverance is enthusiasm for it. Engaging in the Bodhisattva Deeds says:
What is joyous perseverance? It is delight in virtue.
The Bodhisattva Levels explains it as a flawless state of mind that is enthusiastic...
Nov 17, 2020
Nov 2, 2020
Taking refuge is the key expression of commitment to Buddhism. If you want to identify as a Buddhist in a more formal way, you can take refuge by saying the refuge prayer: “I go for refuge to Buddha, Dharma and Sangha.” When we take refuge, we are committing ourselves to peace and the path to that inner peace. The...