The easiest cultivation method - "Practicing Rejoicing (随喜)"

Joyfully rejoicing in virtue is very important and is a direct antidote to jealousy. There are two types of rejoicing: (1) rejoicing in the good deeds of others and (2) in the good deeds of ourselves. The teachings say that it’s so important to rejoice in all good deeds.

Master Jih-Chang said, we can practice rejoicing at anytime:

那么这个随喜支下面会告诉我们,这个随喜这个地方好像单单就外面,实际上呢自己也包括在里头。自他都在随喜,固然佛菩萨等等你随喜,还有你自己做对了你也随喜。妙咧!做错了是忏悔,做对了随喜。我们任何时候,不外乎做错跟做对两件事情,并没有说这个时候,既不错又不对,没有这件事情,没有中立的。
当你迷迷糊糊在痴痴呆呆,这个无明当中,就是错的时候;虽然是无记的,浪费、损失生命就是个错误。所以你一切时都在增长功德或者忏悔业障,然后你把增长的功德、忏悔业障,再加上随喜,所以任何时候,至少可以得到两样完完整整的功德。
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Venerable Ru Jun explained that at any given time, one can gain 2 different kinds of merits.

  1. When you do a virtuous act, by rejoicing on the virtuous act that you have done, you can leverage on it and increase your merits.

  2. When you do a non-virtuous act, by repenting on the non-virtuous, and subsequently rejoicing in yourself on the repentance act, you can again increase your merits.

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