BPS 303 Course – Ten Unwholesome Deeds

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Achariya Tan Siang Chye conducting BPS 303 Course – Lecture 7 & 8.

On Saturday 22 August, Director of Nalanda Institute, Achariya Tan Siang Chye continued the course Lectures 7 & 8 with the topic ‘Ten Unwholesome Deeds’.

Achariya Siang Chye first explained the difference between ‘Sucarita’ (Good actions) and ‘Ducarita’ (Bad actions).  He shared that wrong actions e.g. stealing, corruption, war caused suffering to others and oneself.

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Participant expressing her views and seeking clarification as well.

There are ten unwholesome deeds (‘akusala kamma’), which can be grouped into Physical, Mental and Verbal Actions.  Unwholesome deeds are performed out of greed (‘lobha’), hatred (‘dosa’), and delusion (‘moha’).  As an earnest disciple of the Buddha, we should avoid all forms of unwholesomeness, establish ourselves in goodness, and eradicate the defilements of greed, hatred, and delusion.

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Participant raising questions on daily life practices.

During the Q & A session, participants from Kelantan and Serdang raised questions pertaining to practices in daily lives.  The participants had a fruitful session, with everyone sharing their views before they were addressed by Achariya Siang Chye.  The session concluded with sharing of merits to all beings.  Sadhu anumodana!

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Participants earnest in learning the Dhamma discussing with Achariya Siang Chye for better understanding.