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Saturday, February 04, 2006

Back to Basics: Chan and the Eightfold Path, by Rev. Chuan Zhi Shakya

Good basic article on the eightfold path:

Right Understanding means that we work to understand things from other people's perspectives. We don't quickly judge or form an opinion until we've looked at things from as many perspectives as we can. This inquiring process, we quickly discover, leaves us with the realization that there are often so many ways to look at things that we can't possibly know them all -- and that any opinion we may form might easily be wrong because we have overlooked something.


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