Five wrong livelihoods

In a monk or nun’s seeking alms or donations: using (1) contrived manners (tshul-'chos), (2) flattery (kha-gsag), (3) hints (gzhogs-slong), hinting that he or she needs something or that the potential patrons gave before in order to get them to give again, (4) blackmail (thob-kyi 'jal-ba), extortion, (5) bribery (rnyes-pas rnyes-pa 'tshol-ba), giving something small to gain something larger in return.

Tibetan: ལོག་འཚོ་ལྔ། log-'tsho lnga

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Deutsch: Fünf falsche Arten des Lebenserwerbs