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Are You Sure?

Sacca, or truthfulness, is the seventh of the ten paramis, or perfections. We usually think of truthfulness in relation to speech, and this is the basis for

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Patience is Power

Water falling, drop by drop, will fill even a large pot.Likewise, the wise (one), accumulating good, little by littleBecomes goodness itself. The Dhammapada (Maitreya 1995, 34)

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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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