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The Ten Paramis

The ten perfections (paramis) are ten qualities of character which, when developed, support both Buddhist practice and compassionate involvement in the world. This 10-month series is suitable for community or self-directed study and practice. Click here for handouts and supporting articles.


Note the current year 2019-20 Parami Series with Chris, David and Jenn is here:


Past Parami Series with Gil are also available:

Pāramīs

Title Speaker Date Length Length/
Date
Actions
Pāramīs (1 of 10) Generosity Gil Fronsdal 2020.08.03 12:31 12:31
2020.08.03
Pāramīs (2 of 10) Virtuous Behavior Gil Fronsdal 2020.08.04 16:16 16:16
2020.08.04
Pāramīs (3 of 10) Renunciation Gil Fronsdal 2020.08.05 14:45 14:45
2020.08.05
Pāramīs (4 of 10) Wisdom Gil Fronsdal 2020.08.06 14:09 14:09
2020.08.06
Pāramīs (5 of 10) Effort Gil Fronsdal 2020.08.07 14:35 14:35
2020.08.07
Pāramīs (6 of 10) Patience Gil Fronsdal 2020.08.10 13:27 13:27
2020.08.10
Pāramīs (7 of 10) Truth Gil Fronsdal 2020.08.11 13:51 13:51
2020.08.11
Pāramīs (8 of 10) Determination Gil Fronsdal 2020.08.12 12:46 12:46
2020.08.12
Pāramīs (9 of 10) Goodwill (Mettā) Gil Fronsdal 2020.08.13 15:21 15:21
2020.08.13
Paramis (10 of 10) Equanimity Gil Fronsdal 2020.08.14 12:59 12:59
2020.08.14

Generosity, the first Parami (Dharma Practice Day 2016)

Title Speaker Date Length Length/
Date
Actions
Generosity: Introduction Gil Fronsdal 2016.09.09 10:58 10:58
2016.09.09
Generosity: Guided Reflection Gil Fronsdal 2016.09.09 31:23 31:23
2016.09.09
Generosity: Part 3 Gil Fronsdal 2016.09.09 15:17 15:17
2016.09.09
Generosity Part 4 Gil Fronsdal 2016.09.09 10:43 10:43
2016.09.09
Generosity: Part 5 Gil Fronsdal 2016.09.09 13:03 13:03
2016.09.09
Generosity: Part 6 Gil Fronsdal 2016.09.09 04:18 04:18
2016.09.09
Generosity: Part 7 Gil Fronsdal 2016.09.09 16:25 16:25
2016.09.09
Generosity: Part 8 Gil Fronsdal 2016.09.09 02:24 02:24
2016.09.09
Generosity: Part 9 Gil Fronsdal 2016.09.09 03:55 03:55
2016.09.09

Virtue, the Second Parami (Dharma Practice Day, October 2016)

Title Speaker Date Length Length/
Date
Actions
Sila: Part 1 Gil Fronsdal 2016.10.07 07:24 07:24
2016.10.07
Sila: Part 2 Gil Fronsdal 2016.10.07 18:13 18:13
2016.10.07
Sila: Part 3 Gil Fronsdal 2016.10.07 16:29 16:29
2016.10.07
Sila: Part 4 Gil Fronsdal 2016.10.07 30:09 30:09
2016.10.07
Sila: Part 5 Gil Fronsdal 2016.10.07 54:55 54:55
2016.10.07
Sila: Five Precepts Gil Fronsdal 2016.10.07 37:09 37:09
2016.10.07

Renunciation, the Third Parami (Dharma Practice Day, November 2016)

Title Speaker Date Length Length/
Date
Actions
Dharma Practice Day: Renunciation Gil Fronsdal 2016.11.04 16:25 16:25
2016.11.04
Dharma Practice Day: Renunciation Part 2 Gil Fronsdal 2016.11.04 10:02 10:02
2016.11.04
Dharma Practice Day: Renunciation Part 3 Gil Fronsdal 2016.11.04 28:36 28:36
2016.11.04
DPD Part 4. Renunciation Gil Fronsdal 2016.11.04 10:39 10:39
2016.11.04
Dharma Practice Day - Renunciation. Part 5. Gil Fronsdal 2016.11.04 35:28 35:28
2016.11.04
Dharma Practice Day - Renunciation, Part 6 Gil Fronsdal 2016.11.04 19:13 19:13
2016.11.04

Wisdom, the Fourth Parami (Dharma Practice Day, December 2016)

Title Speaker Date Length Length/
Date
Actions
Dharma Practice Day - Wisdom. Guided Meditation 1 Gil Fronsdal 2016.12.02 14:37 14:37
2016.12.02
Dharma Practice Day - Wisdom. Welcoming Talk 2 Gil Fronsdal 2016.12.02 24:38 24:38
2016.12.02
3 Kinds of Wisdom 3 Gil Fronsdal 2016.12.02 11:22 11:22
2016.12.02
DPD Wisdom 4 Gil Fronsdal 2016.12.02 05:07 05:07
2016.12.02
DPD - Wisdom - 5 Gil Fronsdal 2016.12.02 01:46 01:46
2016.12.02
DPD - Wisdom - 6 Gil Fronsdal 2016.12.02 03:31 03:31
2016.12.02
DPD - Wisdom - 7 Gil Fronsdal 2016.12.02 27:00 27:00
2016.12.02
DPD - Wisdom - 8 Gil Fronsdal 2016.12.02 16:28 16:28
2016.12.02
DPD Wisdon - 9 Gil Fronsdal 2016.12.02 00:51 00:51
2016.12.02
DPD Wisdom - 10 Gil Fronsdal 2016.12.02 08:17 08:17
2016.12.02
DPD Wisdom - 11 Gil Fronsdal 2016.12.02 36:36 36:36
2016.12.02

Effort, the Fifth Parami (Dharma Practice Day, January 2017)

Title Speaker Date Length Length/
Date
Actions
Dharma Practice Day - Effort. Guided Meditation and Introduction Gil Fronsdal 2017.01.13 40:44 40:44
2017.01.13
Dharma Practice Day - Effort. Part 2. Gil Fronsdal 2017.01.13 06:09 06:09
2017.01.13
Dharma Practice Day - Effort. Part 3 Gil Fronsdal 2017.01.13 36:52 36:52
2017.01.13
Dharma Practice Day - Effort. Part 4 Gil Fronsdal 2017.01.13 16:10 16:10
2017.01.13
Dharma Practice Day - Effort. Part 5 Gil Fronsdal 2017.01.13 36:46 36:46
2017.01.13
Dharma Practice Day - Effort. Part 6 Gil Fronsdal 2017.01.13 14:44 14:44
2017.01.13
Dharma Practice Day Effort. Closing and summary remarks Gil Fronsdal 2017.01.13 52:37 52:37
2017.01.13

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