(via the Four Noble Truths)

Right view Accurately understanding the true nature of things Wisdom (Skt. prajñā)
Right intention Avoiding harmful thoughts and cultivating non-harmful thoughts
Right speech Refraining from harmful speech (lying, gossip, slander, etc.) Ethical conduct (Skt. śīla)
Right action Refraining from harmful physical actions
Right livelihood A non-harmful livelihood
Right effort Abandoning unwholesome states of mind, and cultivating wholesome states of mind Concentration (Skt. samādhi)
Right mindfulness Awareness to see things for what they are with clear consciousness;
being aware of the present reality within oneself, without any craving or aversion
Right concentration Correct meditation or concentration


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  • Last modified: 2019-12-08 09:23
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