Buddhist Meditation for Beginners [With Earbuds] (Playaway

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And a classic in the field, James Bissett Pratt’s The Pilgrimage of Buddhism, written thirty-five years ago, is still a dependable and thoroughly enjoyable introduction to Buddhism. Second, because of the obligations inculcated in children and grandchildren, one could assume they would care for one in old age and in the afterlife. For the suffering of others — this is the practice of a bodhisattva. The early Mohists advocated using a utilitarian standard to determine both the correct application of words to actions and the choice of word order in social guiding discourse. “Which dao should we follow” became “which words shall we use to socialize people and how should we interpret the words of social guiding discourse in guiding our behavior?” In effect, the early Mohist answer to both questions is settled by making allegedly “natural” distinctions between benefit and harm.

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Publisher: Findaway World (September 1, 2009)

ISBN: 1615748520

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