Ājīva, Sammā Ājīva
When one dumps
what one clearly sees
is a low element of one's lifestyle,
what remains is High Lifestyle.
High Lifestyle is the "style" or "process."
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Pali Text Society
Pali English Dictionary
Edited by T. W. Rhys Davids and William Stede
Ājīva: [a + jiva; Sk. ājīva] livelihood, mode of living, living, subsistence, D I.54; A III.124 (parisuddha-);...--ājīva & micchā-a- right mode & wrong mode of gaining a living, e. g. at S II.168 sq.; III.239; V.9; A I.271; II 53, 240, 270; IV.82;.... See also magga....
Ājīvaka (& -ika) [ājīva + ka, orig. "one finding his living" (scil. in a peculiar way); cp. BSk. ajivika Divy 393, 427] an ascetic, one of the numerous sects of non-Buddhist ascetics...-- (a) ājīvaka: Vin I.291; II.284; IV.74, 91; M I.31, 483: S I.217; A III.276, 384; J I.81, 257, 390. -- (b) ajivika: Vin I.8;..
"And what, monks, is Right Livelihood? Here, monks, the Ariyan disciple, having given up wrong livelihood, keeps himself by right livelihood.
— WP: On the Foundations of Mindfulness, Walshe, trans., pp 348.
"And what is right livelihood? There is the case where a disciple of the noble ones, having abandoned dishonest livelihood, keeps his life going with right livelihood: This is called right livelihood.
— AIT: The Great Frames of Reference, Bhk. Thanissaro, trans.