“Do no evil”, that is, be not a curse to oneself and others, was the
Buddha’s first advice. This was followed by his second admonition: “Do
good”, that is, be a blessing to oneself and others. His final exhortation
was “Purify one’s mind”—which was the most important and the most
essential.

“Do no evil”, that is, be not a curse to oneself and others, was the

Buddha’s first advice. This was followed by his second admonition: “Do

good”, that is, be a blessing to oneself and others. His final exhortation

was “Purify one’s mind—which was the most important and the most

essential.