Right Livelihood shows the way for a person to choose the best way to become a useful, productive citizen and bring social and economic progress. Buddhist Teachings advise against harmful professions such as trading in weapons, living beings, flesh, intoxicants and poison. Avoid occupations of soldiering, fishing, hunting, and teach against cunning, cheating and gambling. Understanding and developing profession does not harm in any way oneself nor others. Try to make a living with the above attitude of thought, speech and actions to understand and develop genuine wisdom. Avoid occupations that bring harm to oneself and others. Understanding and developing profession and genuine wisdom, does not harm in any way oneself nor others, directly or indirectly (to understand and develop genuine wisdom). Profession does not harm in any way oneself nor others, directly or indirectly to understand and develop genuine wisdom. (The following last three aspects refer mainly to the practice of meditation)
6) Right Effort -(samyag- vyayama, samma-vayama) Correct effort, after the first real step we need joyful belief to continue or make an effort to improve the belief. Right Effort is earnestly doing one's best in the right direction which is fourfold; 1. Avoid evil and unwholesome states of mind from arising 2. Overcome evil and unwholesome states of mind already present 3. Cause good and wholesome states of mind not yet present to arise 4. Develop and perfect such states of mind already
Published on Apr 27, 2013
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