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The Buddha’s Philosophy of Right Speech 

The lecture takes us through the four positive and progressive speech precepts, and is a statement of what …

01. A review of Buddhist scriptures: meaningful speech in the Dhammapada; quality not quantity (13:26)
02. The great importance of speech in Buddhism; four progressively deepening qualities of Perfect Speech: (6:24)
03. I. Truthful Speech – i. factually accurate, not exaggerating or minimising-ii. ‘psycho-spiritually accurate’, the need for self-awareness (10:39)
04. II. Affectionate Speech – awareness of other people (5:31)
05. III. Useful Speech – promoting spiritual growth in others, being positive and appreciative; IV. Harmonious Speech – mutual self-transcendence; the culmination in silence (9:04)
The Ideal of Human Communication: Right Speech 

True language distinguishes humanity from the animals, and speech is accorded considerable spiritual significance …

Sangharakshita 1968
02. The importance of speech (10:15)
03. Introduction to Perfect Speech (4:06)
04. Truthful speech (10:56)
05. Affectionate speech (5:29)
06. Useful and positive speech (5:54)
07. Harmonious speech (3:30)
Ethics and Speech: What Am I Trying to Say? 

Padmatara is an Order member who has been working with ways to bring more awareness to her own communication and is still …

Padmatara 2008
01. Ethics and Speech: What Am I Trying to Say? (27:04)
Skilful Means Affectionate Speech 

From the 'The Ten Transcendent Practices of the Bodhisattva' series given at the Sheffield Buddhist Centre, Vajratara …

Vajratara 2010
01. Skilful Means Affectionate Speech (43:45)
Buddha Festival 2013 - Inaugural Speech - 

Subhuti gives the inaugural speech at the opening ceremony of Buddha Festival 2013, at the Deeksha Bhumi, …

Subhuti 2013
01. Buddha Festival 2013 - Inaugural Speech - (47:30)
IBYC - Inaugural Speech 

Subhuti inaugurates the first International Buddhist Youth Conference at Bodhgaya, February 2013. In his rousing speech, …

Subhuti 2013
01. IBYC - Inaugural Speech (44:26)
Ratnaghosha - the Challenge of Kindly Speech 

Croydon has been home to FWBO or Triratna Buddhist communities and centres since 1968. Many early talks by well known speakers …

Ratnaghosha 1995
01. Ratnaghosha - the challenge of kindly speech (46:02)
Ethical Speech 

Tejavani gives a succinct outline of the speech precepts as part of the Women's GFR Ethics Retreat …

Tejavani 2016
01. Ethical Speech (34:55)
Kindly Speech 

In the second talk in our series on the Samgrahavastus, Amritavani explores Kindly Speech (priyavadita) …

Amritavani 2017
01. Kindly Speech (40:52)
The Buddha's Speech 

Introducing the speech precepts, Bodhilila explains the Buddha's advice on how to communicate effectively. …

Bodhilila 2017
01. The Buddha's Speech (39:38)
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