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(Pāli).

One of ten virtuous qualities mentioned in Pāli sources that are said to lead to Buddhahood. The ten qualities occur frequently in the Jātakas.and are also found in the Buddhavaṃsa and Cariyāpiṭaka. The list of ten pāramīs is: (1) generosity (dāna); (2) morality (sīla); (3) renunciation (nekhamma); (4) insight (paññā); (5) energy (viriya); (6) patience (khanti); (7) truthfulness (sacca); (8) resolution (adhiṭṭhāna); (9) loving-kindness (metta); (10) equanimity (upekkhā).

(1) generosity (dāna); (2) morality (sīla); (3) renunciation (nekhamma); (4) insight (paññā); (5) energy (viriya); (6) patience (khanti); (7) truthfulness (sacca); (8) resolution (adhiṭṭhāna); (9) loving-kindness (metta); (10) equanimity (upekkhā).

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