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Inner Goodness: The Perfection of Morality

In last month’s column, we explored the first parami (Skt. paramita, or “perfection”) of dana (“generosity”), so we are now ready to explore the second, sila, which translates as “morality” or

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The Perfection of Giving

“If beings knew, as I know, the results of giving & sharing, they would not eat without having given, nor would the stain of selfishness

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Driving at Night

The American novelist E. L. Doctorow once wrote that writing is “like driving a car at night: you never see further than your headlights, but

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