Threefold summary of the Middle Path:

The Noble Eightfold Middle Path has been summarized to the three main categories:

  1. Wisdom (Pañña)
  2. Morality (Sila)
  3. Concentration (Samadhi)

(from Samyutta Nikaya 12.65)

Right Understanding and Right Thought come under the “Wisdom” category. Right Speech, Right Action, and Right Livelihood come under the “Morality” category. And Right Effort, Right Mindfulness, and Right Concentration come under the “Concentration” category. The Noble Eightfold Middle Path develops the categories of Wisdom, Morality, and Concentration.


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