Monday, January 08, 2007

Walking The Spiritual Path

People Who Walk The Spiritual Path
... To Happiness, Peace and Freedom

1. Practice Charity and Reach Out To Others.
2. Observe a Code of Morality - No Harming/Killing, No Dishonest dealings, No Sexual Misconduct, No Wrongful Speech that hurts, No Intoxicants that cause the mind to lose its clarity.
3. Put in good Effort/Energy/Perseverance in his religious cultivation.
4. Develop Patience, forbearance and tolerance.
5. Have Determination, are positively firm and resolute in the mind.
6. Seek ardently Truth - The Real Nature of All Things.
7. Show friendliness, Loving-Kindness and Compassion.
8. Cultivate a mind of Renunciation - to purify and free the mind of attachment, clinging and grasping.
9. Train the mind towards the states of calmness, balance, tranquility and Equanimity.
10. Strive to gain Wisdom - Insight into Dukkha ( Unsatisfactoriness ),
Anicca ( Impermanence ) and Anatta ( Non-self ) ... through Vipassana or Mindfulness Meditation.
With Metta,
Bro. Oh Teik Bin

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