The Buddha’s Prescription

The Eightfold Path can be conceived as a checklist or road map to review, study and practice.  When suffering occurs, reviewing the checklist below to reveal one or more steps that can be applied to investigate the cause.  Click on the links for more detail.

  1. Skillful Understanding (Wisdom)
  2. Skillful Intention (Wisdom)
  3. Skillful Speech (Virtue)
  4. Skillful Action (Virtue)
  5. Skillful Livelihood (Virtue)
  6. Skillful Effort (Practice)
  7. Skillful Mindfulness (Practice)
  8. Skillful Concentration (Practice)