Eightfold Right Path
Eightfold Right Path (八正道). This right path to one’s liberation from one’s cycle of birth and death includes
(1) right views,
(2) right thinking,
(3) right speech, (4) right action,
(5) right livelihood, (6) right effort,
(7) right mindfulness, and
(8) right meditative absorption (samādhi).
Paths 1–2 educate one with understanding, paths 3–5 establish one on the ground of morality, paths 7–8 develop one’s mental power and wisdom through meditation, and path 6 is applied to the other seven paths of training.