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Right view – a path to liberation.

With Lila Kimhi recorded on November 6, 2016.

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The practice and realizaton of Right View is the first of the eightfold path. Holding to views and opinions is a sure way to suffering, says the Buddha. But can we live with no views at all? To realize Right View we have to look deeply into life, in order to free ourselves from wrong views and perceptions about ourselves, others and the world.

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