To be an admirable person, according to the teachings of the Buddha, means to master virtue, endurance, purity and understanding.
In Dharma, we become heroic when we betray our harmfulness. For instance, when we abstain from indulging in anger, arrogance, and impatience. Or when we don’t give in to unhealthy eating habits, excessive drinking, or drug use. We’re heroic when we don’t succumb to sexual urges that lead to unwholesome consequences. Heroism also rises when […]
Arya (Sanskrit ārya; Pāli: ariya) adjective m & neuter Puthujjana (Sanskrit: pṛthagjana; Pāli: puthujjana) masculine According to the Buddha, no one is born noble. Rich, poor, miserable, prosperous; healthy, ill, able, disabled; man, woman, human, animal; westerner, easterner, northerner, southerner; with privilege, without privilege; straight, queer; black, white; leftist, right wing; conservative, progressive; capitalist, marxist, anarchist, fascist; pro-life, pro-choice; pro-vaccination, anti-vaxxer… […]