Right livelihood

One of the branches of the eightfold noble path. (a) For ordinary beings, as part of the higher training in ethical self-discipline, earning a living with an occupation that does not entail harming others. (b) For aryas, one of the three branches that generate confidence in others – namely, the ways in which an arya procures the necessities of life, such as food and clothing, and which are free from dishonest or devious means of livelihood (five wrong livelihoods).

Tibetan: ཡང་དག་པའི་འཚོ་བ། yang-dag-pa'i 'tsho-ba

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Deutsch: Rechter Lebenserwerb

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