Right Livelihood (sammā-ājīva)
Parent topic: Eightfold Path
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Right Livelihood, Session 1Ajahn Pasanno – Apr. 21, 2013

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11. Quote: “Different people will be comfortable at different degrees of contentment and ability to live simply.” — P. A. Payutto [P. A. Payutto] [Personality] [Contentment] [Simplicity] [Right Livelihood] [Happiness]


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21. Quote: “The Buddha's function was not to make grand pronouncements that apply universally, everywhere, all the time. He gave guidelines to relfect a variety of circumstances, personal effects, social effects, and then make a decision from there.” [Buddha] [Idealism] [Discernment] [Conditionality] [Right Livelihood] [Kamma] [Community] [Politics and society]


Right Livelihood, Session 2Ajahn Pasanno – Apr. 21, 2013

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3. “Everyone in our group is struggling with issues about livelihood. Does anyone here feel their livelihood is in tune?” Answered by Ajahn Yatiko and Ajahn Pasanno. [Work] [Idealism] // [Contentment] [Eightfold Path] [Kamma]

Quote: “Maybe it would be better phrased 'Right-enough livelihood.'” — Ajahn Karuṇadhammo [Right Livelihood]

Story: An upright career police officer in Thailand transfers in and out of a corrupt assignment. Told by Ajahn Pasanno. [Right Livelihood] [Community] [Crime] [Corruption] [Family] [Precepts]

Comment by Ajahn Karuṇadhammo: Even monks face moral dillemas. [Monastic life] [Vinaya]