Buddhist ethical conduct including the Five Precepts (Pañcasikkhāpada), and Eightfold Ethical Conduct (Aṭṭhasīla).
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AgarikaJ wrote: ↑
Sat Nov 03, 2018 8:03 am
As I am unable to recognize virtuous monastics by simply looking at them, I rather give to all.
When one knows more Dhamma in theory and practice, plus the experience of behaving among them will make one more attune/mindful to their behaviors and possible intentions behind those behaviors. Even here in some cases, it's easy to know a monk by the things or the way he posts.
However, I no longer give bulk donations blindly. I support the individual monks that I know well as honestly striving in the Dhamma. That's my personal preference.
“Greater in battle than the man who would conquer a thousand-thousand men, is he who would conquer just one—himself.”
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