The Importance Of Fairness In Buddhism

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Register to read the introduction… Later, practiced by great scholars like Confucius. Their prayers are mostly verbal and for specific cases, like ‘mealtime prayer’ or ‘refuge prayer’. They don’t go to the temple on a specific day at a specific time but only when they can, commonly on a full moon day. There is no hindrance to work according to Buddhist principles since they have no restriction on foods and they can go to the temple when they …show more content…
It should be applied with full wisdom. There are no further details about fairness in the Lotus Sutra, neither given by the interviewed person. It is highly linked to moderation and comprehension, whereas Buddhists should not spend money in extreme ways, they should be fair in dealing with other human beings from different racial, religious and cultural backgrounds and they should be fair in their business as well.

The Buddha teaches us that equality and fairness are essential.

Christianity (C)
Fairness in Christianity is clearly defined as the main value for human beings in order to create harmony. Many verses of the Bible quote the concept of fairness towards people that could seem not fair, such as fairness among rich and poor people, fairness in genders (male and female) and fairness towards people belonging to different faiths. Also quoting the fact that God is fair and will always do just to His people. The notion of fairness is applicable to business principles as well, which promotes an equal treatment for everyone (Jewish, Muslim, male, female…).

Finally, all of you, have unity of mind, sympathy, brotherly love, a tender heart, and a humble mind.

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In meditation, it applies to being diligent to what your mind is doing (and not falling asleep or being aware of what you’re thinking). In following the precepts, it keeps you from violating them, without veering on the side of self-mortification. In terms of practice, it also refers persistence and maintaining a steady pace.
Lastly, essentially, according to Buddhist teachings, the ethical and moral principles are governed by examining whether a certain action, whether connected to body or speech is likely to be harmful to one's self or to others and thereby avoiding any actions which are likely to be harmful. In Buddhism, there is much talk of a skilled mind. A mind that is skillful avoids actions that are likely to cause suffering or remorse.
Last words of Buddha were: “Strive on with diligence”.


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