2. Sila Paramita: Perfection of Morality

2. Sila Paramita: Perfection of Morality

Buddhist morality is not about unquestioning obedience to a list of rules. Yes, there areprecepts, but the precepts are something like training wheels. They guide us until we find our own balance. An enlightened being is said to respond correctly to all situations without having to consult a list of rules.

In the practice of sila paramita, we develop selfless compassion. Along the way we practice renunciation and gain an appreciation for karma.

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