Thanissaro Bhikkhu

Dharma Talks

The Ten Perfections

The ten paramis or perfections provide the most useful framework for guiding Dharma practice in daily life. Any activity or relationship approached wisely with the primary purpose of developing the perfections in a balanced way becomes part of the practice.
The perfections also provide one of the few reliable ways of measuring the accomplishments of your life. “Accomplishments” in the realm of work and relationships have a way of turning into dust, but perfections of the character, once developed, are dependable and lasting.

By Thanissaro Bhikkhu
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