21 June 2022

Gimhāna Sunday Service – Family harmony enables a peaceful community

In the third Gimhāna Sunday Service on 12 June, Sis. Sandy Lim delivered a Dhamma sharing on living in harmony with our family.  Harmony is the smooth and pleasant functioning together of two or more parties, resulting in not just concord, but also unity.  When harmony within the family unit exists, it forms the nucleus of a peaceful community.  The Buddha taught that ‘the progress of a society’ (aparihāniyā dhamma) can be measured by the ability ‘to meet together in harmony, adjourn in harmony and conduct business in harmony’ (Mahāparinibbāna Sutta, DN16).

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