Monshin Naamon, Abbot of the Tendai Buddhist InstituteI propose the pillars of International Tendai, for laity and ordained, should be:
- Spiritual awakening of the participant through practices, devotion and study,
- positive contributions to self, family, society, and the environment,
- engaged service to others
- integration of the sacred and the provisional to attain peace and equanimity on earth and an assurance of liberation from dukkha, now and in future lives.
03 June 2013
Contemplation: Pillars of International Tendai
After reviewing the guidelines for practice, take the following as your object of contemplation: