Śīla

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Śīla (Sanskrit) or sīla (Pāli) in Buddhism is virtue,[1] good conduct,[2] morality,[3] moral discipline[4] and precept.[5] It is an action that is an intentional effort. It is one of the three practicessīla, samādhi and paññā and the second pāramitā. It is moral purity of thought, word, and deed. Sīla is overall (principles of) ethical behavior.

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