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Karuna – Compassion
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November (11/11/22)
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March (03/10/22)
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May (05/05/22)
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November

SILA – VIRTUE
Workshop date: 11/11/2022

May I be a protector to those without protection,
A leader for those who journey,
And a boat, a bridge, a passage
For those desiring the further shore.

CLASS RECORDINGS

TO DO BEFORE DECEMBER CLASS:
– Practice regularly with paramita of the month: Sila / Virtue / Ethics
– Continue developing service work plan
– Meet with your buddy
– Meet with your small group
– Have a Mentor Interview if you are scheduled here
– Write the Dharma Story assignment: The Woman at the Well
– Read/watch the November workshop follow-up articles/video posted below
– Read at least 50% of the Book-of-the-Month (click here for schedule)

READ

VIRTUE / SILA
The Equivalence of Ethics and Enlightenment – Gil Fronsdal
Ethical Sensitivity
First and Last, Do No Harm
The Prayer of Shantideva
Secular Ethics – The Dalai Lama

ETHICS FOR CHAPLAINS
Ethics Presentation – Jennifer Block
APC Code of Ethics
Ethics and the Care of the Sick

ENGAGED BUDDHISM AND SPIRITUAL CARE
The Buddhist Chaplain and Social Justice

GUIDED MEDITATION
Guided Meditation for Chaplaincy

FUNCTIONS OF CHAPLAINCY
Helping, Fixing, Serving
Offering Spiritual Support for Families or Friends
Boundaries

DHARMA REFLECTION
The Woman at the Well

WATCH

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