Meditation for PeaceHaving Moral Conduct.Absolutely refraining from speaking falsely in all cases.Before knowing what good and bad deeds is, or what merit and sin is, we have to have already performed many bad deeds. Certainly, when bad deeds bear fruit we nust have been affected by what we did.Whoever never performed badly in the past will be survivors. Therefore the way to prevent bad results and revise the pattern of negative occurrences is behave according to the moral conducts as comprised of the following:Absolutely refraining from killing or taking all life.Having moral conduct means refraining from the Ten kinds of Evil namely:1. Absolutely refraining from killing or taking all life.2. Absolutely refraining from stealing.3. Absolutely refraining from committing sexual misconduct.4. Absolutely refraining from speaking falsely in all cases.5. Absolutely refrainiing from malicious speech, speaking only words that are conciliatory and conducive to harmony.6. Absolutely refraining from malicious speech, speaking only words that are pleasant to the ear.7. Absolutely refraining from worthless or frivolous speech, speak-ing only words that are true, reasonable, disciplined, evident and appropriate to the occasion.8. Absolutely refraining from focusing only on taking the properly earned rights and effects of others.9. Absolutely refraining from thinking hateful and destructive thoughts or having a destructive attitude toward others.10. Cultivating right view according to the truth of life and the world.Whoever can achieve all of these is purified in vody, speech, and thought, and that is why his/her body and mind are always bright.
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Before knowing what good and bad deeds is, or what merit and sin is, we have to have already performed many bad deeds. Certainly, when bad deeds bear fruit we nust have been affected by what we did.Dhamma Articles > Meditation Articles and Techniques > Meditation for Peace
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