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Module 6 of An Introduction to Buddhist Practice

Humans are social animals and despite its challenges our practice must engage the wider world.

Photo by Bijay Chaurasia, CC BY-SA 4.0


Chapter 5 from Buddhist Life, Buddhist Path – Bhikkhu Cintita (.pdf)

Dealing with Difficult People – Ajahn Brahm (.pdf)

Ajahn Brahm gives a talk on how to achieve harmony in real life, where we all-too-often meet difficult people.

The Essence of Compassion – Thích Nhất Hạnh (.pdf)

… the real enemy of man is not man. The real enemy is our ignorance, discrimination, fear, craving, and violence.


Reflection Question

In this talk, Bhante challenged us to think about what we’re here to do. How does keeping in mind our aim help us to navigate our relationships?