Now, right living, let me tell you, is of two kinds:
1. When the
noble disciple, avoiding wrong living, gets his livelihood by a
right way of living - this is called the "Mundane Right Living," which
yields worldly fruits and brings good results.
2. But the abhorrence of wrong living, the abstaining,
withholding, refraining therefrom-the mind being holy, being turned
away from the world, and conjoined with the path, the holy path
being pursued - this is called the "Ultramundane Right Living,"
which is not of the world, but is ultramundane, and conjoined with the
Now, in understanding wrong living as wrong, and right living as
right, one practices Right Understanding [1st step];
and in making
efforts to overcome wrong living, to arouse right living, one
practices Right Effort [6th step];
and in overcoming wrong living
with attentive mind, and dwelling with attentive mind in possession of
right living, one practices Right Attentiveness [7th step].
there are three things that accompany and follow upon right living,
namely: right understanding, right effort, and right attentiveness.