Eightfold Noble Path–Right Action

Topics Include: 1) Sharing of two messages concerning right speech and its connection to contemporary politics in America. 2) Understanding right action as a logical outcome of right understanding and right thought. 3) Understanding our everyday behavior as part of a spiritual practice. 4) The importance of finding our moral compass in this time of confusion and polarization. 5) Understanding the difference between sin or right and wrong and the concept of consequences or karma: the defining difference between Buddhism and the Abrahamic traditions. 6) The three forms of right action: abstaining from killing, abstaining from stealing, and abstaining from sexual misconduct. 7) The relationship between the path factors and the five precepts. 8) Abstaining from the taking of life.
February 20, 2021
54 min.

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