3 Buddhist "Stock Market" Tips For Investing In Meditation Practice in 2018

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Using his experience with the stock market as a metaphor, PIMC Teacher Doyle Banks shares his three hot tips for investing in meditation practice and following the Buddha's Eight-Fold path in the new year.

1. Generosity - A 'hedge' against greed and ill will.

2. Moral and Ethical Behavior - The Buddhist precepts are our 'core fundamentals':
A. Do no harm.
B. Do not take what is not freely given.
C. Do not engage in hurtful sexual conduct.
D. Speak truthfully and with kindness.
E. Do not use intoxicants.

3. Meditation - An investment 'tool' that helps us track our progress to make sure we care getting a good return.

An Q and A with the sangha follows.

Date: 
Sunday, January 7, 2018