Three Treasures of a Zen Peacemaker Recognizing my place in the Circle of Life, I take refuge in:
Buddha, the oneness of life
Dharma, the diversity of life
Sangha, where oneness and diversity come together in harmony
Three Tenets of a Zen Peacemaker Taking refuge in The Three Treasures, I vow to live a life of:
Not-Knowing, by giving up fixed ideas about ourselves and the universe
Bearing Witness to the joy and suffering of the world
Taking Action that arises from Not-Knowing and Bearing Witness
Ten Precepts of a Zen Peacemaker: Embodying The Three Tenets, I practice these Precepts:
Recognizing that I am not separate from all that is. This is the precept of Non-Killing.
Being satisfied with what I have. This is the precept of Non-Stealing.
Meeting the diversity of life with respect and dignity. This is the precept of Chaste Conduct.
Listening and speaking from the heart. This is the precept of Non-Lying.
Cultivating a mind that sees clearly. This is the precept of Not Being Ignorant.
Bearing witness to the offering of each moment. This is the precept of Not Talking About Others’ Errors And Faults.
Speaking what I perceive to be the truth. This is the precept of Not Elevating Myself And Blaming Others.
Using all the ingredients of my life. This is the precept of Not Being Stingy.
Bearing witness to emotions that arise. This is the precept of Not Holding On To Anger.
onoring my life as a Peacemaker. This is the precept of Not Disparaging The Three Treasures.
Four Irrevocable Directives of a Zen Peacemaker. Living The Ten Precepts I commit to:
a commitment to a culture of nonviolence and respect for life;
a commitment to a culture of solidarity and a just economic order
a commitment to a culture of tolerance and a life of truthfulness;
a commitment to a culture of equal rights and partnership between men and women.
The Four Great Bodhisattva Vows
Creations are numberless, I vow to serve them.
Delusions are inexhaustible, I vow to transform them.
Reality is boundless, I vow to perceive it.
The awakened way is unsurpassable, I vow to embody it.