By Ven. Dr K. Sri Dhammananda
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Erefore the implementing of a Buddhist value-system involves making each individual understand his responsibility towards the rest, to understand the interrelatedness of all beings, to guard him or herself and thereby guard others. e year holds many promises and challenges for all members of the human race. Buddhists are in a particularly strong position to help all human beings realize their full potential and live in peace and harmony not only with themselves but with others as well. It is our duty to help spread the Buddha’s message by spreading it through the written and spoken word, but, far more importantly through the example of living noble lives in accordance with the sacred Teachings.
It cannot be said that there are “Buddhist Values” which are unique to Buddhism and not to be found in other religious systems. e Buddha recognized this when he de clared that we must accept and recognize the worth of any religion in so far as that religion contains the Four Noble Truths. What is unique about Buddhism is our U- of the nature of these values and why we practice them. When the Bodhisatta practised the Ten Paramis, he was motivated in an entirely different way than any other follower of a spiritual path either in part or as a whole.
When the Bodhisatta practised the Ten Paramis, he was motivated in an entirely different way than any other follower of a spiritual path either in part or as a whole. e ten paramis — dana (generosity), sila (precept), nekkhamma (renunciation), panna (wisdom), viriya (energy), khanti (patience) sacca (truthfulness), adhitthana (determination), metta (loving kindness) and upekkha (equanimity) — can form a solid value system on which a Buddhist builds his or her personal spiritual life. is individual effort is then extended to members of the family, the community, the nation and finally the world as a whole.