Right speech

One of the branches of the eightfold noble path. (a) For ordinary beings, as part of the higher training in ethical self-discipline, refraining from the four destructive actions of speech. (b) For aryas, one of the three branches that generate confidence in others – namely, the speech of an arya that correctly explains the right view or, alternatively, the speech of an arya that purifies away karmic impulses for destructive verbal acts, such as lying.

Tibetan: ཡང་དག་པའི་ངག yang-dag-pa’i ngag

Other languages

Deutsch: Rechte Rede
Tiếng Việt: Chánh ngữ

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