|3-fold partition||8-fold path||Method of practice|
Do not lie.
|Right speech|| No lying.|
No rude speech.
Only speaking that which leads to salvation.
|Right action|| No killing or injurying.|
No taking what is not given.
No sensual misconduct.
|Right livelihood||Earn your living in an ethical way.|
Mind over matter. The mind is the principal area of taming and control.
|Right Effort||Guard against sensual thoughts; aim at preventing unwholesome states that disrupt meditation.|
|Right mindfulness|| Be conscious of what you are doing.|
Keep in mind the 4 Noble Truths, the 5 skandhas, the 5 hindrances and the 7 factors of awakening.
|Right concentration||and meditation.|
|WISDOM||Right view|| The belief that there is an afterlife and not everything ends with death.|
The belief in the principles of karma and rebirth.
Knowledge of the 4 Noble Truths.
|Right intention||Give up the causes of suffering (Put to rest and eradicate greed, hatred, and stupidity. Live an ascetic lifestyle.), give up ill-will and adopt harmlessness. It contrasts with craving for worldly things (wealth, sex, power) and the wish to harm.|
This page has been updated on the 2021-01-23.