List : Eights

Updated : June 14, 2019


1. Samma dithi : right view
2. Samma sankappa : right thoughts
3. Samma vac : right speech
4. Samma kamanta : right action
5. Samma ajiva : right livelihood
6. Samma vayamo : right effort
7. Samma sati : right mindfulness
8. Samma samadhi : right concentration

Precepts for Ajivatthamaka sila (Abstain from)

1. killing living beings
2. taking what is not freely given
3. committing sexual misconduct
4. telling lies
5. slandering or divisive speech
6. harsh speech
7. frivolous talk or talking nonsense
8. wrong livelihood

Uposatha Precepts (Abstain from)

1. killing living beings
2. taking what is not freely given
3. ignoble conduct (sexual intercourse)
4. telling lies
5. intoxicating drinks and drugs that cause heedlessness
6. eating after mid-day (until next dawn)
7. (a) dancing, singing, playing music, witnessing shows or entertainment
(b) wearing flowers, using perfumes, beautifying with cosmetics
8. using high and luxurious seas and beds

Importune Moments

Being born
1. in hell
2. in the animal realm
3. in the Peta realm (of ghosts or ever-hungry beings) and in the Asura realm (of demons)
4. as a long-lived Brahma in the realms of No-Perception (Asannasatta) and No-Form (Arupaloka)
5. as a person in a remote borderland inaccessible to monks, nuns, and lay people
6. as a person with wrong views
7. as a man with no intelligence to understand the Dhamma
8. as a man with intelligence but when the Buddha has not arisen

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