4th Bodhisattva Vow

As a disciple of the Buddha, I must not use false words and speech, or encourage others to lie or lie by expedient means. I must not involve myself in the causes, conditions, methods, or karma of lying, saying that I have seen what I have not seen or vice-versa, or lying implicitly through physical or mental means.

As the Buddha’s disciple, I must maintain Right Speech and Right View always, and lead all others to maintain them as well. If instead, I cause wrong speech, wrong views or unwholesome karma in others, I commit a major offense.

—Brahma Net Sutra, Bodhisattva Vows

About Tashi Nyima

I am a Dharma student, and aspire to be a companion on the path. I trust that these texts can offer a general approach and basic tools for practicing the Buddha's way to enlightenment. ||| Soy un estudiante del Dharma, y aspiro a ser un compañero en el sendero. Espero que estos textos ofrezcan a algunos un mapa general y herramientas básicas para la práctica del sendero a la iluminación que nos ofrece el Buda.
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1 Response to 4th Bodhisattva Vow

  1. MindMindful says:

    I forget that provoking others to commit unskillful speech, acts, etc is included in the vows,& the 8fold Path. Thanks for the reminder:)

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