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Sa"ngiiti Diigha Paa.tika Vagga DN.33 D.iii.207ff. 16/157
Treatment of the ten conditions.
Two virtues realized or ascertained by the Buddha himself are distinguished: 1. never knowing enough of virtuous states of being (asantu.t.thitaa kusalesu dhammesu), and; 2. unwavering effort in making progress (appa.tivaa.nitaa ca padhaanasmi.m) at D.iii.214.
Also distinguished are the three channels of evil conduct (ducarita): 1. Bodily misconduct (kaayaducarita); Verbal misconduct (vaciiducarita), and; 3. Mental Misconduct (manoducarita) at D.iii.214.
Also distinguished are the three channels of good conduct (sucarita): 1. Good conduct in deed (kaayasucarita); Good conduct in word (vaciisucarita), and; 3. Good conduct in mind (manosucarita) at D.iii.215.
Also distinguished are the three spheres (bhava) of existence: 1. the sensual sphere (kaamabhava); 2. the Brahma world (ruupabhava), and; 3. the formless Brahma world (aruupabhava) at D.iii.215.
Three types of suffering (dukkhataa) are also discerned: 1. pain (dukkha-dukkhataa); 2. change (vipari.naama-dukkhataa), and; 3. mental formations (sa"nkhaara-dukkhataa) at D.iii.216
Also enumerated ar the three categories of feelings (vedanaa): 1. pleasant feelings (sukhavedanaa); 2. unpleasant feelings (dukkhavedanaa), and; 3. neither pleasant nor unpleasant feelings (adukkhamasukhavedhanaa) at D.iii.216
Also enumerated are the three fires (aggi) worthy of respect: the fire worthy of reverential gifts i.e. parents (aahuneyyaggi); 2. the fire of the householder i.e. children, wife and dependents (gahapataggi), and; 3. the fire worthy of offerings i.e. spiritual mentors (dakkhi.neyyaggi) at D.iii.217
Also distinguished are the three means of accruing merit (pu~n~nakiriyaavatthu): 1. generosity (daanamaya); 2. observing the Precepts (siilamaya), and; 3. meditation (bhaavanaamaya) at D.iii.218
Also distinguished are three sorts of knowledge: 1. knowledge by discursive thought (cintaamayapa~n~naa); 2. knowledge learned from others (sutamayapa~n~naa), and; 3. insight arising from meditation (bhaavanaamayapa~n~naa) at D.iii.219.
Three types of meditation are also distinguished: meditation on the void (su~n~nata-samaadhi), meditation without an object (animitta-samaadhi) and meditation without desire or hankering (appa.nihita-samadhi) at D.iii.219.
Also enumerated are the three unsurpassable forms of mental state (anuttariya): 1. unsurpassed vision (dassanaanuttariya); 2. unsurpassed practice (pa.tipadaanuttariya), and; 3. unsurpassed liberation (vimuttaanuttariya) at D.iii.219
Also enumerated are the three sorts of liberating insight or Threefold Knowledge (vijja): 1. remeniscence of past lives (pubbenivaasaanussati~naa.na); 2. knowledge of the arising and falling of other living beings (cutuupapaata~naa.na), and; 3. the knowledge of having purified oneself of all defilements (aasavakkhaya~naa.na) at D.iii.220
The four divine abidings are enumerated as: loving kindness (mettaa); 2. compassion (karu.naa); 3. sympathetic joy (muditaa), and; 4. equanimity (upekkhaa) at D.iii.220.
Also enumerated are the three trainings (sikkhaa): 1. training in higher self-discipline (adhisiilasikkhaa); 2. training in higher mentality (adhicittasikkhaa), and; 3. training in higher wisdom (adhipa~n~naasikkhaa) at D.iii.220
Also enumerated are the three forms of government (adhipateyya): 1. being ruled by a certain individual i.e. dictatorship (attaadhipateyya); 2. beng ruled by public opinion (lokaadhipateyya), and; 3. being ruled by righteousness (dhammaadhipateyya) at D.iii.220.
Also enumerated are the four bases of success (iddhipaada): 1. initial inspiration (chanda); 2. initial effort (viriya); 3. continued application (citta), and; 4. evaluation (viima.msaa) at D.iii.221.
Also enumerated are four ways to cultivate meditation (samaadhi-bhaavanaa): 1. meditation for immediate happiness and relaxation; 2. meditation conducive to the acquisition of knowledge and insight; 3. meditation that is conducive to the development of mindfulness and full comprehension, and; 4. meditation that is conducive to the uprooting of the defilements at D.iii.222.
Also the two types of jhaanas -- the form jhaanas and the formless jhaanas mentioned at D.iii.222.
Also enumerated are the four virtues which a monk should rely upon (apassena): 1. deliberate use of the requisites (sa"nkhaayeka.m pa.tisevati); 2. deliberate endurance of certain hardships (sa"nkhaayeka.m adhivaaseti); 3. deliberate avoidance of certain dangers (sa"nkaayeka.m parivajjeti), and; 4. deliberate eradication of certain unwholesome states (sa"nkhaayeka pa.tivinodeti) at D.iii.224.
Also enumerated are the four-fold heritage of the traditional practice of the noble ones (ariyava.msa): contentment with the following 1. contentment with robes (ciivara-santosa); 2. contentment with alms-food (pi.n.dapaata-santosa); 3. contentment with lodging (senaasana-santosa), and; 4. delight in the development of good and the abandonment of evil (bhaavanaapahaanaaraamataa) at D.iii.224.
Also enumerated are the four formless absorptions (aruupa-jhaana): 1. sphere of the infinity of space (aakaasaana~ncaayatana); 2. sphere of the infinity of consciousness (vi~n~naa.na~ncaayatana); 3. sphere of nothingness (aaki~nca~n~naayatana), and; 4. sphere of neither perception nor non-perception (nevasa~n~naanaasa~n~naayatana) at D.iii.224.
Also enumerated are the four fruits (phala): 1. the fruit of stream-entry (sotaapattiphala); 2. the fruit of once-return (sakadaagaamiphala); 3. the fruit of non-return (anaagaamiphala), and; the fruit of arahantship (arahattaphala) at D.iii.227.
Also enumerated are the four forms the bias or predjudice (agati): 1. bias caused by desire (chandaagati); 2. bias caused by hatred (dosaagati); 3. bias caused by ignorance (mohaagati), and; 4. bias caused by fear (bhayaagati) at D.iii.228.
Also enumerated are the four forms of nourishment (aahaara): 1. physical food (kava.li"nkaaraahaara); 2. contact (phassaahaara); 3. mental volition (manosa~ncetanaahaara), and; 4. consciousness (vi~n~naa.naahaara) at D.iii.228.
Also enumerated are the four possibilities for efficacy of a religious practice (dhammasamaadaana): 1. practices that bring suffering both in the long and the short term; 2. practices that bring suffering in the short term but happiness in the long term; 3. practices that bring happiness in the short term but suffering in the long term, and; 4. practices that bring happiness both in the long and short term at D.iii.229.
Also enumerated are the four virtues that are the foundation of resolve (adhi.t.thaana, adhi.t.thaanadhamma): 1. wisdom (pa~n~naa); 2. truthfulness (sacca); 3. self-sacrifice (caaga), and tranquility (upasama) at D.iii.229.
Also enumerated are the four fetters (yoga): 1. sensuality (kaama); 2. becoming (bhava); 3. views (di.t.thi), and; 4. ignorance (avijjaa) at D.iii.230.
Also enumerated are the four forms of clinging (upaadaana): 1. clinging to sensuality (kaamupaadaana); 2. clinging to views (di.t.thupaadaana); 3. clinging to rites and rituals (siilabaatupaadaana), and; 4. clinging to self (attavaadupaadaana) at D.iii.230.
Also enumerated are the four floods (ogha): 1. sensuality (kaamogha); 2. becoming (bhavogha); 3. views (di.t.thogha), and; 4. ignorance (avijjogha) at D.iii.230.
Also enumerated are the four modes of birth (yoni): 1. the womb-born (jalaabuja); 2. the egg-born (a.n.d.aja); 3. moisture-born (sa.msedaja), and; 4. spontaniously-born (opapaatika) at D.iii.230
Also enumerated are the possibilities for the purification of an offering (dakkhi.naavisuddhi): 1. a gift with a pure giver but an impure recipient; 2. a gift with a pure recipient but an impure giver; 3. a gift where both giver and recipient are impure, and; 4. a gift where both giver and recipient are pure at D.iii.231
Also the enumeration of the Four Bases of Sympathy (sa"ngahavatthu): 1. generosity (daana); 2. kind speech (piyavaacaa); 3. helpfulness (atthacariyaa), and; 4. consistent adherence to one's proper duty (samaanattataa) at D.iii.232.
Also enumerated are five forms of stinginess (maccariya): 1. stinginess with accommodation (aavaasa-macchariya); 2. stinginess discriminating against those of certain clans (kula-macchariya); 3. stinginess with accrued wealth (laabha-macchariya); 4. stinginess discriminating against those of good complexion (va.n.na-macchariya), and; 5. stinginess with knowledge (dhamma-macchariya) at D.iii.234.
Also enumerated are the Five Precepts (pa~ncasiila): 1. abstention from killing (paa.naatipaataa); 2. abstention from stealing (adinnaadaanaa); 3. abstention from adultery (kaamesumicchaacaaraa); 4. abstention from telling lies (musaavaadaa), and 5. abstention from drinking alcohol (suraamerayamajjapamaada.t.thaanaa) at D.iii.235.
Also enumerated are the five forms of power (bala): 1. faith (saddhaa); 2. energy (viriya); 3. mindfulness (sati); 4. concentration (samaadhi), and; 5. wisdom (pa~n~naa) at D.iii.239.
Also enumerated are the six Sense Organs (ajjhattikaayatana): 1. eye (cakkhu); 2. ears (sota); 3. nose (ghaana); 4. mouth (jivhaa); 5. body (kaaya), and; 6. mind (mano) at D.iii.243.
Also enumerated are the six Sense Objects (baahiraayatana): 1. images (ruupa); 2. sounds (sadda); 3. smell (gandha); 4. taste (rasa); 5. touch (pho.t.thabba), and; 6. mental objects (dhamma) at D.iii.243.
Also enumerated are the six categories of Sense-Consciousness: 1. visual consciousness (cakku-vi~n~naa.na); 2. auditory consciousness (sota-vi~n~naa.na); 3. olfactory consciousness (ghaana-vi~n~naa.na); 4. taste consiousness (jivhaa-vi~n~naa.na); 5. tactile consciousness (kaaya-vi~n~naa.na), and; 6. mental consciousness (mano-vi~n~naa.na) at D.iii.243.
Also enumerated are the six forms of Sense-Contact: 1. visual contact (cakku-samphassa); 2. auditory contact (sota-samphassa); 3. olfactory contact (ghaana-samphassa); 4. taste contact (jivhaa-samphassa)5. touch contact (kaaya-samphassa), and; 6. mental contact (mano-samphassa) at D.iii.243.
Also enumerated are the six forms of Sensory Registration: 1. visual registration (ruupa-sa~n~naa); 2. auditory registration (sadda-sa~n~naa); 3. olfactory registration (gandha-sa~n~naa); 4. taste registration (rasa-sa~n~naa); 5. tactile registration (pho.t.thabba-sa~n~naa), and; 6. mental registration (dhamma-sa~n~naa) at D.iii.244.
Also enumerated are the six categories of volition (cetanaa): 1. image-based volition (ruupacetanaa); 2. sound-based volition (saddacetanaa); 3. scent-based volition (gandhacetanaa); 4. taste-based volition (rasacetanaa); 5. touch-based volition (pho.t.thabbacetanaa), and; 6. mind-based volitions (dhammacetanaa) at D.iii.244.
Also enumerated are the six categories of craving (ta.nhaa): 1. image-based craving (ruupata.nhaa); 2. sound-based craving (saddata.nhaa); 3. scent-based craving (gandhata.nhaa); 4. taste-based craving (rasata.nhaa); 5. touch-based craving (pho.t.thabbata.nhaa), and; 6. mind-based craving (dhammata.nhaa) at D.iii.244.
Also enumerated are the six virtues for fraternal living (saara.niiyadhamma): 1. to show loving kindness in deed both openly and in private (mettaakaayakamma); 2. to show loving kindness in word both openly and in private (mettaavaciikamma); 3. to show loving kindness in thought both openly and in private (mettaamanokamma); 4. to share any honest gains with virtuous fellows both openly and in private (saadhaara.nabhogii); 5. to share the same impeccable standard of self-discipline with one's fellows both openly and in private (siilasaama~n~nataa), and; 6. to share the same standard of views with one's fellows both openly and in private (di.t.thisaama~n~nataa) at D.iii.245.
Also enumerated are the six unsurpassable forms of experience (anuttariya): 1. unsurpassed vision (dassanaanuttariya); 2. unsurpassed audition (savanaanuttariya); 3. unsurpassed gain (laabhaanuttariya); 4. unsurpassed training (sikkhaanuttariya); 5. unsurpassed service (paaricariyaanuttariya), and; 6. unsurpassed memory (anussataanuttariya) at D.iii.250.
Also enumerated are the seven virtues which are of great assistance (bahukaaradhamma): 1. faith (saddhaa); 2. self-discipline (siila); 3. shame of evil (hiri); 4. fear of evil (ottappa); 5. great learning (baahusacca); 6. self-sacrifice (caaga), and; 7. wisdom (pa~n~naa) at D.iii.251.
Also enumerated are the seven factors of enlightenment (bojjha"nga): 1. mindfulness (sati); 2. investigation of the truth (dhammavicaya); 3. effort (viriya); 4. joy (piiti); 5. tranquility (calmness); 6. concentration (samaadhi), and; 7. equanimity (upekkhaa) at D.iii.251.
Also enumerated are the seven qualities of a good man (sappurisadhamma): 1. knowing the cause (dhamma~n~nutaa); 2. knowing the effect (attha~n~nutaa); 3. knowing oneself (atta~n~nutaa); 4. knowing moderation (matta~n~nutaa); 5. knowing the proper time (kaala~n~nutaa); 6. knowing society (parisa~n~nutaa), and; 7. knowing others (puggala~n~nutaa, puggalaparopara~n~nutaa) at D.iii.252.
Also enumerated are the seven bases of consciousness (vi~n~naa.na.t.thiti): 1. beings different in body and perception; 2. beings different in body but equal in perception; 3. beings equal in body but different in perception; 4. beings equal in body and perception; 5. beings born in the sphere of boundless space (aakaasaa~ncaayatana); 6. beings born in the sphere of boundless consciousness (vi~n~naa.na~ncaayatana), and; 7. beings born in the sphere of nothingness (aakin~nca~n~naayatana) at D.iii.253.
Seven ways of attaining liberation are distintuished: 1. one liberated in both ways (ubhatobhaagavimutta); 2. one liberated by understanding (pa~n~naavimutta); 3. the body witness (kaayasakkhii); 4. one attained to right view (di.t.thippatta); 5. one liberated by faith (saddhaavimutta); 6. the truth devotee (dhammaanusaarii), and; the faith devotee (saddhaanusaarii) at D.iii.254.
Also enumerated are the seven latent tendencies (anusaya): 1. sense-desire (kaamaraaga); 2. irritation (pa.tigha); 3. view (di.t.thi); 4. doubt (vicikicchaa); 5. conceit (maana); 6. desire for becoming (bhavaraaga), and; 7. ignorance (avijjaa) at D.iii.254.
The categories of attainment of Buddhist Sainthood are also mentioned: 1. one who has entered the stream, one established in the fruit of stream-entry, stream-enterer; 2. one who has worked for the realization of the fruition of stream-entry, one established in the path of stream-entry; 3. one who is a once-returner, one who is established in the fruition of once-returning; 4. one who has worked for the realization of the fruition of once-returning, one established in the Path of Once-Returning; 5. one who is a non-returner, one established in the fruition of non-returning; 6. one who has worked for the realization of the Fruit of non-returning, one established in the path of non-returning; 7. one who is an arahant, one established in the fruition of Arahantship; 8. one who has worked for the realization of the Fruition of Arahantship, one established in the Path of Arahantship at D.iii.255.
Also enumerated are the eight stages of release (vimokkha): 1. attains and sees the form absorptions; 2. seeing the form absorptions externally; 3. one sees through the beauty of those form absorptions; 4. one attains and abides in the sphere of the infinity of space (aakaasaana~ncaayatana); 5. one attains and abides in the sphere of the infinity of consciousness (vi~n~naa.na~ncaayatana); 6. one attains and abides in the sphere of nothingness (aaki~nca~n~naayatana); 7. one attains and abides in the sphere of neither perception nor non-perception (nevasa~n~naanaasa~n~naayatana), and; 8. one attains and abides in the cessation of perception and feeling (sa~n~naavedayitanirodha) at D.iii.262.
Also enumerated are the nine abodes of beings (sattaavaasa): 1. beings different in body and perception; 2. beings different in body but equal in perception; 3. beings equal in body but different in perception; 4. beings equal in body and perception; 5. beings without perception and feeling; 6. beings born in the sphere of boundless space (aakaasaa~ncaayatana); 7. beings born in the sphere of boundless consciousness (vi~n~naa.na~ncaayatana); 8. beings born in the sphere of nothingness (aakin~nca~n~naayatana), and; 9. beings reborn in the sphere of neither-perception-nor-non-perception (nevasa~n~naanaasa~n~naayatana) at D.iii.263.
Also enumerated are the nine stages of gradual attainment (anupubbavihaara): 1. the first (form) absorption (pa.thama-jhaana); 2. the second (form) absorption (dutiya-jhaana); 3. the third (form) absorption (tatiya-jhaana); 4. the fourth (form) absorption (catuttha-jhaana); 5. the sphere of the infinity of space (aakaasaana~ncaayatana); 6. the sphere of the infinity of consciousness (vi~n~naa.na~ncaayatana); 7. the sphere of nothingness (aaki~nca~n~naayatana); 8. the sphere of neither perception nor non-perception (nevasa~n~naanaasa~n~naayatana), and; 9. the cessation of perception and feeling (sa~n~naavedayitanirodha) at D.iii.265.
Also enumerated are the ten virtues which can be our refuge (naathakara.nadhamma): 1. self-discipline (siila); 2. great learning (baahusacca); 3. good company (kalyaa.namittataa); 4. sensitivity to self-improvement (sovacassataa); 5. willingness to give a helping hand (ki.mkara.niiyesu dakkhataa); 6. appreciation of the Doctrine (dhammakaamataa); 7. energy (viriyaarambha); 8. contentment (santu.t.thi); 9. mindfulness (sati), and; 10. wisdom (pa~n~naa) at D.iii.266.
Also enumerated are the seven noble endowments (ariyadhana): 1. faith (saddhaa); 2. self-discipline (siila); 3. shame of evil (hiri); 4. fear of evil (ottappa); 5. great learning (baahusacca); 6. self-sacrifice (caaga), and; 7. wisdom (pa~n~naa) at D.iii.267.
Also enumerated are the ten wholesome course of action (kusalakammapatha): 1. abstention from killing (paa.naatipaataa verama.nii); 2. abstention from stealing (adinnaadaanaa verama.nii); 3. abstention from adultery (kaamesumicchaacaaraa verama.nii); 4. abstention from telling lies (musaavaadaa verama.nii); 5. abstention from malicious gossip (pisu.naayavaacaaya verama.nii); 6. abstention from harsh speech (pharusaayavaacaaya verama.nii); 7. abstention from idle chatter (samphappalaapaa verama.nii); 8. non-covetousness (anabhijjhaa); 9. non-illwill (abyaapada), and; 10. right view (sammaadi.t.thi) at D.iii.269.
Also enumerated are the ten unwholesome courses of action (akusalakammapatha): 1. killing (paa.naatipaataa); 2. stealing (adinnaadaanaa); 3. adultery (kaamesumicchaacaaraa); 4. telling lies (musaavaadaa); 5. malicious gossip (pisu.naayavaacaaya); 6. harsh speech (pharusaayavaacaaya); 7. idle chatter (samphappalaapaa); 8. covetousness (abhijjhaa); 9. illwill (byaapada), and; 10. false view (micchaadi.t.thi) at D.iii.269.
Also enumerated are the four virtues which a monk should rely upon (apassena): 1. deliberate use of the requisites (sa"nkhaayeka.m pa.tisevati); 2. deliberate endurance of certain hardships (sa"nkhaayeka.m adhivaaseti); 3. deliberate avoidance of certain dangers (sa"nkaayeka.m parivajjeti), and; 4. deliberate eradication of certain unwholesome states (sa"nkhaayeka pa.tivinodeti) at D.iii.270.
Also enumerated are the ten states of rightness (sammatta): 1. Right View (sammaadi.t.thi); 2. Right Thought (sammaasa"nkappa); 3. Right Speech (sammaavaacaa); 4. Right Action (sammaakammanta); 5. Right Livelihood (sammaa-aajiiva); 6. Right Effort (sammavaayaama); 7. Right Mindfulness (sammaasati); 8. Right Concentration (sammaasamaadhi); 9. Right Knowledge (sammaa~naa.na), and; 10. Right Liberation (sammaavimutti) at D.iii.271.
Also enumerated are the six unsurpassable forms of experience (anuttariya): 1. unsurpassed vision (dassanaanuttariya); 2. unsurpassed audition (savanaanuttariya); 3. unsurpassed gain (laabhaanuttariya); 4. unsurpassed training (sikkhaanuttariya); 5. unsurpassed service (paaricariyaanuttariya), and; 6. unsurpassed memory (anussataanuttariya) at D.iii.281
Also enumerated are the six forms of superknowledge (abhi~n~naa): 1. magical powers (iddhividhaa); 2. divine ear (dibbasota); 3. reading the thoughts of others (cetopariya~naa.na); 4. recollection of former lives (pubbenivaasaanussati); 5. divine eye (dibbacakkhu), and; 6. knowledge of purification of all defilements (aasavakkhaya~naa.na) at D.iii.281.
Also enumerated are the eight stages of release (vimokkha): 1. attains and sees the form absorptions; 2. seeing the form absorptions externally; 3. one sees through the beauty of those form absorptions; 4. one attains and abides in the sphere of the infinity of space (aakaasaana~ncaayatana); 5. one attains and abides in the sphere of the infinity of consciousness (vi~n~naa.na~ncaayatana); 6. one attains and abides in the sphere of nothingness (aaki~nca~n~naayatana); 7. one attains and abides in the sphere of neither perception nor non-perception (nevasa~n~naanaasa~n~naayatana), and; 8. one attains and abides in the cessation of perception and feeling (sa~n~naavedayitanirodha) at D.iii.288.
Also enumerated are the nine abodes of beings (sattaavaasa): 1. beings different in body and perception; 2. beings different in body but equal in perception; 3. beings equal in body but different in perception; 4. beings equal in body and perception; 5. beings without perception and feeling; 6. beings born in the sphere of boundless space (aakaasaa~ncaayatana); 7. beings born in the sphere of boundless consciousness (vi~n~naa.na~ncaayatana); 8. beings born in the sphere of nothingness (aakin~nca~n~naayatana), and; 9. beings reborn in the sphere of neither-perception-nor-non-perception (nevasa~n~naanaasa~n~naayatana) at D.iii.288.

Also enumerated are the nine stages of gradual attainment (anupubbavihaara): 1. the first (form) absorption (pa.thama-jhaana); 2. the second (form) absorption (dutiya-jhaana); 3. the third (form) absorption (tatiya-jhaana); 4. the fourth (form) absorption (catuttha-jhaana); 5. the sphere of the infinity of space (aakaasaana~ncaayatana); 6. the sphere of the infinity of consciousness (vi~n~naa.na~ncaayatana); 7. the sphere of nothingness (aaki~nca~n~naayatana); 8. the sphere of neither perception nor non-perception (nevasa~n~naanaasa~n~naayatana), and; 9. the cessation of perception and feeling (sa~n~naavedayitanirodha) at D.iii.290.
Also enumerated are the ten wholesome course of action (kusalakammapatha): 1. abstention from killing (paa.naatipaataa verama.nii); 2. abstention from stealing (adinnaadaanaa verama.nii); 3. abstention from adultery (kaamesumicchaacaaraa verama.nii); 4. abstention from telling lies (musaavaadaa verama.nii); 5. abstention from malicious gossip (pisu.naayavaacaaya verama.nii); 6. abstention from harsh speech (pharusaayavaacaaya verama.nii); 7. abstention from idle chatter (samphappalaapaa verama.nii); 8. non-covetousness (anabhijjhaa); 9. non-illwill (abyaapada), and; 10. right view (sammaadi.t.thi) at D.iii.290.
Also enumerated are the ten unwholesome courses of action (akusalakammapatha): 1. killing (paa.naatipaataa); 2. stealing (adinnaadaanaa); 3. adultery (kaamesumicchaacaaraa); 4. telling lies (musaavaadaa); 5. malicious gossip (pisu.naayavaacaaya); 6. harsh speech (pharusaayavaacaaya); 7. idle chatter (samphappalaapaa); 8. covetousness (abhijjhaa); 9. illwill (byaapada), and; 10. false view (micchaadi.t.thi) at D.iii.290.
Also enumerated are the ten virtues which can be our refuge (naathakara.nadhamma): 1. self-discipline (siila); 2. great learning (baahusacca); 3. good company (kalyaa.namittataa); 4. sensitivity to self-improvement (sovacassataa); 5. willingness to give a helping hand (ki.mkara.niiyesu dakkhataa); 6. appreciation of the Doctrine (dhammakaamataa); 7. energy (viriyaarambha); 8. contentment (santu.t.thi); 9. mindfulness (sati), and; 10. wisdom (pa~n~naa) at D.iii.290.
Also enumerated are the ten states of wrongness (micchatta): 1. Wrong View (micchaadi.t.thi); 2. Wrong Thought (micchaasa"nkappa); 3. Wrong Speech (micchaavaacaa); 4. Wrong Action (micchaakammanta); 5. Wrong Livelihood (micchaa-aajiiva); 6. Wrong Effort (micchaavaayaama); 7. Wrong Mindfulness (micchaasati); 8. Wrong Concentration (micchaasamaadhi); 9. Wrong Knowledge (micchaa~naa.na), and; 10. Wrong Liberation (micchaavimutti) at D.iii.290.
Also enumerated are ten contemplations (sa~n~naa) suitable for meditation: 1. contemplation of impermanence (aniccasa~n~naa); 2. contemplation (contemplation on the lack of self (anattasa~n~naa); 3. contemplation of loathesomeness (asubhasa~n~naa); 4. contemplation of the disadvantages of the body (aadiinavasa~n~naa); 5. contemplation of the overcoming of unwholesome states of mind (pahaanasa~n~naa); 6. contemplation of detachment (viraagasa~n~naa); 7. contemplation of cessation (nirodhasa~n~naa); 8. contemplation on the non-delightfulness of the whole world (sabbaloke anabhiratasa~n~naa); 9. contemplation on the non-pleasantness of the whole world (sabbasa"nkaaresu ani.t.thasa~n~naa), and; 10. mindfulness of in and out breathing (aanaapaanasati) at D.iii.291.
Also enumerated are the ten states of rightness (sammatta): 1. Right View (sammaadi.t.thi); 2. Right Thought (sammaasa"nkappa); 3. Right Speech (sammaavaacaa); 4. Right Action (sammaakammanta); 5. Right Livelihood (sammaa-aajiiva); 6. Right Effort (sammavaayaama); 7. Right Mindfulness (sammaasati); 8. Right Concentration (sammaasamaadhi); 9. Right Knowledge (sammaa~naa.na), and; 10. Right Liberation (sammaavimutti) at D.iii.292.


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