Ten destructive actions

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Ways of acting, speaking or thinking that arise from disturbing emotions and ripen into the experience of suffering by the person who perpetuates them: (1) three destructive actions of body – taking the life of others, taking what has not been given to oneself and engaging in inappropriate sexual behavior, (2) four destructive actions of speech – lying, speaking divisively, speaking harshly and chattering meaninglessly, and (3) three destructive actions of mind – thinking covetously, thinking with malice and thinking with a distorted, antagonistic attitude.

Tibetan: མི་དགེ་བ་བཅུ། mi-dge-ba bcu

Sanskrit: daśākuśalāni

Synonyms: Ten non-virtues; Ten non-virtuous actions; Ten unwholesome actions

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Deutsch: Zehn destruktive Handlungen

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