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Sila, Samadhi, Panna
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Sila, Samadhi, Panna
December 21: Overview of Sila With Emphasis Upon Inquiry and Discernment
Orientation is toward non-harm toward other, but also toward self.
December 22: Sila, an Ethically Attuned Heart
Sila expresses itself as an ethically attuned heart that recognizes and rests in its own trustworthiness and the trustworthiness of others.
December 24: Sila Feels Good!
Sila is also the practice of seeing, feelings and appreciating what is already going well. As you move through your day take notice of and appreciate the ease that comes when things run smoothly.
December 28: Exploring Speech, Both Skillful and Unskillful
Taking an inventory of speech before, during and after: how is this landing?
December 29: Further Exploration of Wise Speech
Wise speech, the 3rd path factor of the Noble Eightfold Path, is an expression of our commitment to truth and harmlessness. Feel free to play with wise speech this week so that it aligns with and supports your larger aspiration for freedom.
December 31: Bringing Forth Sila
Stay awake. Don’t go back to sleep! NOTICE & F-E-E-L when you are being skillful in your speech or not! Appreciate when you are, and adjust accordingly when you aren’t. Learn the ways of non-harm.
January 04: Taking a More Thorough Inventory of Negative Self-Talk
What are you whispering in your own ear?
January 05: What Are You Saying?
Let’s practice keeping an eye out for rough voices! Kindly interrupt them.
January 07: How Are You Saying That?
Are the words that you or someone else are uttering TIMLEY, TRUE, USEFUL, SPOKEN KINDLY, RESPECTFULLY, & OUT OF GOOD WILL? Then speak! If not, tread carefully lest you cause harm!!!
January 11: Daily Meditation is Right Action
The universe will benefit on days that we meditate.
January 12: The Sila of Skillful Action
Check it out. Consider the effect of your actions. Did they cause harm or not?
January 14: Cultivating Safety and Well Being
How do we bring kind attention to our speech and action? Thich Nhat Hanh reframes the precepts as practices of cultivation rather than restraint.
January 18: Overview of Right Livelihood
Expanding the range of livelihood; more broadly considering ‘harmonious living’.
January 19: Caring For All Through Wise Livelihood
The Noble Eightfold Path touches all aspects of our lives, including livelihood. Cultivating the beneficial in our work lives is an expression of an ethically attuned and wise heart.
January 21: The Sila of Right Livelihood
Thursday, 1.21The sila of right livelihood We take our speech and actions on the road, into the doings of our day, into the business of doing our life. How are you showing up? Harmful or helpful?
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