Being true to one's word

The seventh of the ten far-reaching attitudes (Skt. pāramitā) developed by bodhisattvas according to the Theravada tradition. The mental state with which, once one gives one's word to do something to benefit others, one does not break one's promise.

Tibetan: བདེན་པ། bden-pa

Sanskrit: satya

Pali: sacca

J. Hopkins: Truth

Other languages

Deutsch: Wahrhaftigkeit
Русский: Правдивость