The Fifth Posture
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The Fifth Posture

Right Speech on the Noble Eightfold Path

The Metta Sutta as the heart of nonviolent communication

Photo by Christin Hume on Unsplash

When we take the traditional Five Precepts as part of a dedicated Dharma practice, we are first clearing our path of what is harmful. This is why the precepts are voiced in terms of what we don’t want to do. They provide the most basic description of a person committed to living as a human being in this realm: such a person lays a…



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Rev Christie

She/Her ~ Contemplative Minister at Deep South Dharma and The Beautiful Human School on Teachable. Tip to donate to Buddhist Global Relief and relieve hunger.