4 right exertions

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The Four Right Exertions:

1. One generates desire, endeavors, arouses persistence, upholds and exerts his intent for the sake of the non-arising of evil, unskillful qualities that have not yet arisen

2. One generates desire, endeavors, arouses persistence, upholds and exerts his intent for the sake of the abandoning of evil, unskillful qualities that have arisen

3. One generates desire, endeavors, arouses persistence, upholds and exerts his intent for the sake of the arising of skillful qualities that have not yet arisen

4. One generates desire, endeavors, arouses persistence, upholds and exerts his intent for the maintenance, non-confusion, increase, plenitude, development, and culmination of skillful qualities that have arisen

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