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Noble Eightfold Path

The Noble Truth of the Path Leading to the Cessation of Suffering gives us the Noble Eightfold Path which consists of eight limbs arranged in three groups: Sīla, Samādhi, and Paññā.

Sīla:
• sammā-vācā (Right speech)
• sammā-kammanta (Right action)
• sammā-ajīva (Right livelihood)

Samādhi:
• sammā-vāyāma (Right effort)
• sammā-sati (Right attentiveness)
• sammā-samādhi (Right concentration)

Paññā:
• sammā-ditthi (Right view)
• sammā-saṅkappa (Right thinking)

Page 21 of The Way to Ultimate Calm – Selected Discourses of Webu Sayadaw by Webu Sayadaw, Roger Bischoff (Translator)

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Dhammapada 155

Verse 155: Not having led the Holy life, not having obtained wealth in their youth; such as these the unwise, pine away like aged herons in a life in which there are no fish. (Dhammapada)

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Dhammapada 263

Verse 263: In whom such behavior is wholly cut off, uprooted, that wise man who has cast hatred, is indeed, called “ good natured ” (Dhammapada)

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Dhammapada 184

Verse 184: Forbearing patience is the most excellent asceticism; Nirvana is supreme, so say the Buddha’s. He is not a recluse who harms another; nor is he an ascetic who molests others. (Dhammapada)

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Dammapada 183

Verse 183: Not to do any evil, to cultivate good, to purity one’s mind – this is the Teaching of the Buddhas. (Dammapada)

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Dhammapada 167

Verse 167: Do not follow mean friends (Sansualities). Dwell not in negligence. Cherish not face views. Be not merely for the worldly growth. (I.e.subject to repeated birth and deaths.)

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