10 qualities that can lead to heavenly existence

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Ten qualities that can lead to heavenly existence:

1. He does not take lives, avoids killing, and has compassion for all tiny creatures

2. He does not take what is not given

3. He does not act wrongly in sensual desires

4. He does not engage in untruthful speech

5. He does not engage in slander

6. He does not engage in harsh speech

7. He does not engage in idle babble

8. He is not covetous and envious of others

9. He does not engage in harmful thoughts

10. He possesses Right Understanding

(Anguttara Nikaya 10. 211)

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