Not-Knowing, thereby giving up fixed ideas about ourselves and the universe.
Bearing witness to the joy and suffering of the world
Loving actions towards ourselves and others.
I recognize that I am not separate from all that is. This is the practice of Non-killing. I will not lead a harmful life, nor encourage others to do so. I will live in harmony with all life and the environment that sustains it.
I will be satisfied with what I have. This is the practice of
Non-stealing. I will freely give, ask for, and accept what is needed.
I will encounter all creations with respect and dignity. This is
the practice of Chaste Conduct.
I will give and accept love and friendship without clinging.
I will speak the truth and deceive no one. This is the practice
of Non-lying. I will speak from the heart. I will see and act in accordance with what is.
I will cultivate a mind that sees clearly. This is the practice of
Not Being Deluded. I will not encourage others to be deluded.
I will embrace all experience directly.
I will unconditionally accept what each moment has to offer.
This is the practice of Not Talking About Others Errors and Faults. I will acknowledge responsibility for everything in my life.
I will speak what I perceive to be the truth without guilt or blame. This is the practice of Not Elevating Myself and Blaming Others. I will give my best effort and accept the results.
I will use all of the ingredients of my life. This is the practice of Not Being Stingy. I will not foster a mind of poverty in myself
I will transform suffering into wisdom. This is the practice of
Not Being Angry. I will not harbor resentment, rage, or
revenge. I will roll all negative experience into my practice.
I will honor my life as an instrument of peacemaking. This is
the practice of Not Thinking Ill of the Three Treasures.
I will recognize myself and others as manifestations of Oneness, Diversity and Harmony.