It can be said that loss and loss are basic attributes of life. What we have today will leave us at any moment. If we are lucky, what we love is always attached, then one day we must also leave it.
Once the Blessed One was staying at Vesali, in the Great Forest, and taught the monks:
There are these five losses, bhikkhus. What is the year?
Loss of relatives, loss of property, loss of illness, loss of gender and loss of knowledge. Monks, it is not because of the loss of relatives, the loss of property, or the cause of loss due to illness, that sentient beings are reborn in the evil realm, the evil destination, the lower realm, the lower realms. prison. Monks, it is due to the loss of morality and the loss of knowledge that sentient beings, after their death, are reborn in the bad realms, the bad destinations, the lower realms, the hells.
There are, bhikkhus, these five losses.
(DTKVN, Part II, Chapter 5, Diseases, Achievements [trích]VNCPHVN Publication, 1996, p.547)
Buddha taught: property will be lost, creating blessings will remain
It can be said that loss and loss are basic attributes of life. What we have today will leave us at any moment. If we are lucky, what we love is always attached, then one day we must also leave it. Because no one can bring anything with them when they close their eyes and hands; Maybe it’s his own karma.
Loss, though no one wants it, but it’s true, the problem is determining what loss in life is the biggest. Is it property? People often comfort each other by going instead. If you lose something, you can get it back. Losing loved ones is a great loss, because the dead never come back to life and we lose important supports in life. Illnesses and tribulations have robbed us of a part of our health, and the body is also a great loss. However, these losses, no matter how large, only affect this life.
According to the wisdom of the World-Honored One, losing one’s moral character (sila) and not right perception (view) is the greatest loss. It is moral degradation and distorted life concepts and wrong views that are the main cause of corruption, creating suffering for ourselves and others in the present and in the future.
Today’s society is alarmed about moral corruption, personality corruption leading to an increase in corruption, corruption, decadence and other social evils… These negative manifestations are always accompanied by the perception of a lack of awareness. Right, wrong conceptions of life such as pragmatism, enjoyment, absolutization of the power of money, regardless of cause and effect, sins and blessings, etc. fall into the evil realms, the evil realms, and the hells.
Therefore, the Buddha’s son is deeply aware Buddha’s teachings, always establish and maintain the moral foundation by upholding the five precepts. More importantly, perfecting awareness and outlook on life right view: know the truth, deeply believe in cause and effect, do good and avoid evil, love each other, share suffering and loss with everyone…