The 8th International Conference Buddhism & Australia
Chinese Buddhist Encyclopedia Illustrations
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Trust (saddahati) is to assume or believe that someone is good, honest and means no harm.
People appreciate being trusted and usually make sure the trust given them is justified.
To be worthy of trust requires fidelity to the Precepts.
However, that is not the only approach.
Another person may hear the Dhamma and simply trust what they hear. Such people, the Buddha said, have ‘entered a fixed course of rightness, have entered the plane of the superior person and transcended the plane of ordinary worldly people.