“Right View * Right Intention * Right Speech * Right Action * Right Livelihood * Right Effort* Right Mindfulness * Right Concentration
This is not a sequential course of study that is to be ticked off with examinations and advancements to the next state of the path, but a path to be engaged with all of your life. It must begin with a clear view of the Four Noble Truths.”
Excerpted from: Rogerson, Barnaby. Rogerson’s Book of Numbers: The Culture of Numbers–from 1,001 Nights to the Seven Wonders of the World. New York: Picador, 2013.