"Non-Violence" (avihiṃsa) refers to the principle of non-harm. It is the practice of avoiding causing harm to any living being, and is seen as one of the key principles of Buddhist ethics. Ahimsa is often practiced in meditation and mindful living through the cultivation of compassion, empathy, and understanding towards all beings. It is believed that by practicing, one can reduce suffering in the world and lead a more peaceful and fulfilled life.
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