The Buddhist Path, known as The Noble Eightfold Path, encompasses practices to cultivate Ethical Living, Wisdom, and Mental Development.

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Inspiration:
Words of The Buddha

I say to you that these teachings of which I have direct knowledge
and which I have made known to you –
these you should thoroughly learn, cultivate, develop, and practice often,
that a virtuous life may be established and may long endure,
for the welfare and happiness of the many,
out of compassion for the world,
for the benefit, wellbeing, and happiness of all beings.

– Parinibbana Sutta

As long as a society holds regular and frequent assemblies,
meeting in harmony and mutual respect,
they can be expected to prosper and not decline.
As long as a society follows the long-held traditions of wisdom,
and honors its elders,
they can be expected to prosper and not decline.
As long as a society protects the vulnerable among them,
they can be expected to prosper and not decline.
As long as a society cares for the sacred places of the natural world,
they can be expected to prosper and not decline.”

– Parinibbana Sutta

A person is not called wise because she talks and talks again;
but if she is peaceful, loving, and fearless, then she is in truth called wise.

– Dhammapada

Whatever one thinks and ponders upon frequently becomes the inclination of the mind.

– Dvedhavittaka

In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west;
people create distinctions out of their own minds
and then believe them to be true.

– Buddha (Attributed)

Some do not understand that we must die,
but those who do realize this settle their quarrels.

– Dhammapada

Conquer the hateful man with love; conquer the cruel man with goodness;
conquer the miser with generosity; conquer the liar with truth.

– Dhammapada

Hatred does not cease through hatred at any time. Hatred ceases through love.
This is an eternal law.  

– Dhammapada

Knowing that the other person is angry,
one who remains mindful and calm
acts for one’s own best interest
and for the other’s interest, too.

–  Vepacitti Sutta

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Note new time: 6:45–7:45 PM
150 West 83rd St. (Columbus–Amsterdam)
 
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