Reflections for “Right Action”

by | Dec 24, 2023 | Buddhism.net Blog

The post titled Right Action is now up on Buddhism for All. Angela from the Buddhism.net team reflected on it, and invites you to do so too.

🌕 Angela’s Reflections:

When we practice right action, we do not want to cause harm to others, because they too are precious human beings with the potential of an enlightened mind. When we harm others, fundamentally and at the deepest level, we are actually harming ourselves. So, we do our best to benefit others. However, sometimes we think we are helping, when in fact we are harming and making the situation worst. Ultimately, only when we fully develop wisdom and compassion, will we be able to help others and ourselves, truly

🌱 Journal Reflection Prompts for You:

  • 📝 Bring awareness to your actions. Notice if they are wholesome (i.e., abstinence from killing, stealing and sexual misconduct), or unwholesome (the opposites).

  • 📝 How will cultivating right action be beneficial to you and others around you?

  • 📝 What are some ways you can start to practice or apply right action?


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Angela

Extra Ordinary human bean, sharing union of Zen (or Chan 禪) timelessness x tech boundlessness. 5 years spiritual sabbatical. Who is Angela? What's her story?

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