The Noble Eightfold Path (Ariya-Atthangikamagga)

I. RIGHT UNDERSTANDING (Samma-ditthi)
Correct understanding of:

A. the Four Noble Truths
B. Merit and Demerit (kusala- and akusala-kamma)
C. The three characteristics (ti-lakkhana)
D. The two extremes and the middle doctrine
E. The Ten Fetters (samyojana)
F. The Noble Ones (ariya-puggala)
______1. Stream-enterer
______2. Once-returner
______3. Non-returners
______4. Holy one
G. The three warnings
______1. Old age
______2. sickness
______3. death
H. The three poisons
______4. greed
______5. anger
______6. delusion

II. RIGHT THOUGHT (Samma-sankappa)
A. Thought free from lust (nekkhamma-sankappa)
B. Thought free from ill-will (avyapada-sankappa)
C. Thought free from cruelty (avihimsa-sankappa)

III. RIGHT SPEECH (Samma-vaca)
A. Abstaining from lying (musavada)
B. Abstaining from tale-bearing/slander (pisunavaca)
C. Abstaining from harsh language (pharusavaca)
D. Abstaining from frivilous talk (sampapphalapa)

IV. RIGHT ACTION (Samma-kammanta)
A. Abstaining from killing (panatipata)
B. Abstaining from stealing (adinnadana)
C. Abstaining from unlawful sexual intercourse (kamesu micchacara)

V. RIGHT LIVELIHOOD (Samma-ajiva)
nutshell: avoiding deceit and trickery

VI. RIGHT EFFORT (Samma-vayama)
A. The effort to avoid (samvara-ppadhana)
B. The effort to overcome (pahana-ppadhana)
C. The effort to develop (bhavana-ppadhana)
D. The effort to maintain (anurakkana-ppadhana)

VII. RIGHT MINDFULNESS (Samma-sati)

VIII. RIGHT CONCENTRATION (Samma-samadhi)
Note : The noble eightfold path will be elaborated overtime.

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