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The Ten Paramis
 

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There are 10 Perfect Qualities!

Contemplation of the Ten Perfecting Qualities (Dasa Parami):

1: May I be generous and always helpfully giving service (Dāna parami).
2: May I be morally pure, virtuous and well-disciplined (Sīla parami).
3: May I be modest and withdrawing into simple living (Nekkhamma parami).
4: May I be wise by understanding what should be known (Paā parami).
5: May I be enthusiastic, energetic, & never giving up the good (Viriya parami).
6: May I be patient, tolerant, and forgive other's wrongs (Khanti parami).
7: May I be honest, trustworthy, scrupulous, and truthful (Sacca parami).
8: May I be firm, resolute, determined, and immovable (Adhitthāna parami).
9: May I be kind, gentle, compassionate and friendly (Mettā parami).
10: May I be calm, balanced, serene and imperturbable (Upekkhā parami).
May I train to be mentally perfect. May I be perfect to keep training!

More on these 10 Mental Perfections (Dasa Parami):
The_Ten_Perfections, The 10 Mental Perfections


Source: BPS Wheel no 54 (Edited Excerpt):
The Mirror of the Dhamma. A Manual of Buddhist Devotional Texts.
By Nārada Thera and Bhikkhu Kassapa. Revised By Bhikkhu Khantipālo:
http://www.bps.lk/wh054-u.html

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