Want to improve sila

Buddhist ethical conduct including the Five Precepts (Pañcasikkhāpada), and Eightfold Ethical Conduct (Aṭṭhasīla).
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Re: Want to improve sila

Post by Zom » Wed Nov 29, 2017 1:36 am

Isn't generosity considered step 1? That'd fall under bodily, correct?
Mostly yes, but not necessarily, because the highest dana, according to the Buddha, is dhamma-dana, that is, some (obviously, verbal) advice in Dhamma up to whole lectures, dhammatalks and long-term personal instructions. This is from where monks make their bulk of punnya 8-)

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