Helping Yourself To Help Others

1 April 2533

… in looking after yourself you also look after others, and by looking after others you also look after yourself. In practicing the Dhamma we are cultivating virtue, which first arises in ourselves. That virtue can then extend to others, even without our knowing about it…

This talk was delivered to a group of Thai laypeople on an occasion of alms-giving in memory of a deceased relative.

The 1st edition is translated from the Thai by Bruce Evans (Puriso Bhikkhu).

Website Note

  • The content here is the 2nd edition which is possibly edited by Bruce Evans.
  • The Author’s Note is from the 1st edition published by Buddhadhamma Foundation.
  • The Pali words has been edited for this website to conform the romanization of Pali.

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