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THE TRIPLE GEMS IN LIFE

by Venerable Master Hsing Yun (1927 - , Fo Guang Shan)
English translation: Zhi Yue

The Triple Gem of religion: Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha.

The Triple Gem of nature: Sunlight, air, and water.

The Triple Gem of speaking: Please, thank you, and sorry.

The Triple Gem of getting along with others: Humility, respect, and praise.

The Triple Gem of family: Happiness, humor, and understanding.

The Triple Gem of the household: Harmony, happiness, and peace.

The Triple Gem of eating: A balanced diet, in moderation, and with gratitude.

The Triple Gem of health: Walking, few desires, and balanced energy.

The Triple Gem of knowledge: Applicable, extensive, and definite.

The Triple Gem of learning: Listen, accept, and think.

The Triple Gem of making friends: Honesty, righteousness, and dedication.

The Triple Gem of the heart: Truthful, wholesome, and forgiving.

The Triple Gem of work: Skilled, polite, and diligent.

The Triple Gem of the workplace: Compliance, loyalty, and saying β€œyes”.

── from Fo Guang Cai Gen Tan (Roots of Wisdom)