84000 Glossary of Terms

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དགེ་བ་བཅུའི་ལས་ཀྱི་ལམ། | Glossary of Terms


    dge ba bcu’i las kyi lam


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These are the opposite of the ten nonvirtuous actions, i.e., refraining from engaging in activities related to the ten nonvirtuous and doing the opposite. There are three physical virtues: saving lives, giving, and sexual propriety. There are four verbal virtues: truthfulness, reconciling discussions, gentle speech, and religious speech. There are three mental virtues: loving attitude, generous attitude, and right views. The whole doctrine is collectively called the “tenfold path of good action.”