The journey of a 1000 miles begins with a single step

To Benefit Others

Source: To Benefit Others | Great Middle Way

tu50Bodhisattvas work for the benefit of others in eleven ways:

  1. befriending the friendless;
  2. counseling the confused;
  3. helping the helpless;
  4. protecting the fearful;
  5. comforting the grieving;
  6. sharing with the destitute;
  7. mentoring those who seek spiritual guidance;
  8. accompanying those traversing the path;
  9. praising the prudent;
  10. admonishing the rash; and
  11. subduing those who will not yield to good counsel.
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