The Eight-Fold Way: Understanding and Truth

In the last post, I talked about the fact that I have come to associate questions with each of the terms of The Eight-Fold Way and I briefly discussed the first. Today I want to focus on the second and third terms: True Understanding and True Speech. Traditionally, true understanding—also […]
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The Eight-Fold Way: Paying Attention

Buddhists like to count things: the four noble truths, the eight-fold way, the ten precepts, and many, many more. It all sounds very precise when you first encounter it and, boy, would you be wrong about that. One way or another, however, all of these countless ideas, concepts, admonitions, suggestions—whatever […]
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