Wisdom Living

COVID-19

Introduction The virus is the smallest life form, though some scientist disagrees with calling it “life form” because it cannot multiply on its own. However,  others say that it is because the virus has its own genome, which is passed to the newly emerging generation. To multiply, the virus injects its genome into a cell, […]

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Interactive communication

Introduction Communication between lifeforms is as old as life itself. For the most simple, monocellular organisms, the medium of communication was sending and receiving of specific molecules which carry important information. They also used some form of what we will now call touch. In general, the interactive communication preceded by billions of years the development […]

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Stability

Introduction This chapter presents a version of the fifth paramita, called in Sanskrit dhyana, which is usually translated as meditation or mindfulness. However, in the context of Wisdom Living, here we do not separate the practice of meditation from everyday life,  as it is sometimes done in Mahayana. The primary purpose is the attitude of […]

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Patience

Introduction The next attitude which assists in wisdom training is patience. It is adapted from the paramita called kshanti in Sanskrit, which means endurance or patience. In the context of wisdom training,  the attitude of patience means that we continue whatever we decided to do until we finished it, or we decided that further continuation […]

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Dignity

Introduction After discussing the attitude of Openness, we may notice that by itself, though significantly important, leaves too much space for being misinterpreted. It needs some form to make it more successful and useful. Perhaps for that reason or, maybe independently, there was introduced the next paramita called in Sanskrit shila, which was usually translated […]

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Openness

Introduction Before we continue the subject of integration of Wisdom Training into our everyday life, I decided to discuss our attitudes to which we adhere. In the last chapter, I already talked about the necessity of the attitude of treating common household tasks as opportunities rather than chores. But the subject is much wider than […]

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