365 Days for Travelers: Oct 11

WHAT IS MOST AUSPICIOUS

To stay clear of ignorant people and be acquainted
with wise ones instead; to respect virtuous ones
makes one the most auspicious.

To be able to find an appropriate place for residence
is the result of one’s merits accumulated in the past;
to find one’s place on the path of righteousness
makes one the most auspicious.

To be knowledgeable and skillful, and maintain strict
observance of various precepts; to speak in a way
which others find pleasant makes one the most auspicious.

To be dutiful to one’s parents, and love as well as
protect one’s wife and children; to pursue a
livelihood without inflicting harm on others makes
one the most auspicious.

To be generous and genuine-hearted, and help
family and friends; to be flawless in one’s actions
makes one the mostauspicious.

Abstain from unwholesome actions, self-discipline
and refrain from drinking; to be steadfast makes one
the most auspicious.

To be respectful, humble, content and grateful; to be
able to instantly hear the Dharma makes one the
most auspicious.

To be patient and obedient, also able to come across
spiritual practitioners; to take faith into timely
consideration makes one the most auspicious.

To lead a regulated and pure life, and realize the
Eightfold Noble Paths; to attain nirvana makes one
the most auspicious.

To have a mind that remains unmoved by the Eight
Winds, and to be free from worries and defilements;
to remain tranquil and trouble free makes one the
most auspicious.

To practice accordingly with the above, nothing will
be unachievable, blessings will follow everywhere,
and thus one is made the most auspicious.