One of the branches from among the eightfold noble path. (a) For ordinary beings: the higher training in ethical self-discipline to refrain from committing any of the three destructive actions of body. (b) For aryas, one of the the three branches that generate confidence in others – namely, actions of an arya that purify away karmic impulses for destructive physical acts, such as killing.
Tibetan: ཡན་དག་པའི་ལས་ཀྱི་མཐའ། yan-dag-pa'i las-kyi mtha'
Synonyms: Right behavior