THE AUTHENTIC ARYAN EIGHTFOLD PATH OF BUDDHISM
The world's first accurate translation of the Eightfold Path
Translated by Ven. Shakya Aryanatta
Copyright 2001 Darkstar Publications.
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ARYAN VISION
#1. And what O' monks is Aryan Vision of Unity-Fulfillment? (1) Indeed O' monks it is penetration into the nature of manifold existence, suffering. (2) It is penetration into the nature of how one aligns with manifold existence, suffering. (3) It is penetration into the destruction of manifold existence, suffering. (4) It is penetration into the way of the destruction of manifold existence's collection (aggregates) and returning to the Light (waxing). This O' monks, is called Aryan Vision of Unity-Fulfillment.

#2. And what O' monks is Unity-Insight of Unity-Fulfillment? It is unity-insight into the manifold karma formations, it is unity-insight into the unchanging light, and it is unity-insight into deathlessness. This O' monks, is called Unity-Insight of Unity-Fulfillment.

ILLUMINATION
#3. And what O' monks is the Doctrine of Unity-Fulfillment? To separate from the heresy of perpetual worldly rebecoming. The doctrine of separating from worldly aggregated mixing. The doctrine of separating from worldly manifold being. To separate from worldly duality which is void. This O' monks, is called the Doctrine of Unity-Fulfillment.
(#3 corresponds with its counterpart path in #6)

#4. And what O' monks is the Disembodiment of Unity-Fulfillment? To separate from worldly darkness (waning). To separate from worldly partaking in attachments to this life. To separate from the worldly plurality in the endless desirous faring on of this world. This O' monks, is called Disembodiment of Unity-Fulfillment.
(#4 corresponds with its counterpart path in #7)

#5. And what O' monks is the Soul-conjoinment of Unity-Fulfillment? In this world O' monks, the Aryan disciple who forsakes his soul being in manifold plurality. The soul is perfected by Soul's conjoinment of Unity-Fulfillment. This O' monks, is called the Soul-conjoinment of Unity-Fulfillment.
(#5 corresponds with its counterpart path in #8)

PATH OF RELEASE
#6. And what O' monks is the (way of) separation-from-manifoldness of Unity-fulfillment? (1) O' monks, in this world the monk that burns in the powerful lifting up from mental formations beholds separation-from-manifoldness in powerful and mighty obtainment such that he begets the bringing forth of great resolve so that phenomenon do not arise upon him and that the root of wickedness is not begotten to be born such that he would befall evilness. (2) He burns in the powerful lifting up from mental formations and beholds separation-from-manifoldness in powerful and mighty obtainment such that he begets the bringing forth of great resolve in abandoning arisen phenomenon and the root of wickedness which have arisen upon him. (3) He burns in the powerful lifting up from mental formations and beholds separation-from-manifoldness in powerful and mighty obtainment such that he begets the bringing forth of great resolve to cause wholesome Dharmas which have not arisen upon him to now be begotten unto him. (4) He burns in the powerful lifting up from mental formations and beholds separation-from-manifoldness in powerful and mighty obtainment such that he begets the bringing forth of great resolve that wholesome Dharmas which have arisen will be everlasting in him, that unparalleled exquisite unity may become greater and greater in him until the fulfillness of becoming is supremely perfected. This O' monks, is called the (way of) separation-from-manifoldness of Unity-fulfillment.

#7. And what O' monks is the (way of) recollective-conjoining of Unity-fulfillment? (1) O' monks, in this world the monk that has extricated himself in proper guiding from both desirous covetousness and dejection of this world, and has possessed himself of vigilant unity in burning meditativeness of recollective-conjoining of the origin, he so extricates himself by wisdom's blazing vigorousness of intent in beholding what is the body and what is antecedent in origin before the bodies arising. (2) The monk that has extricated himself in proper guiding from both desirous covetousness and dejection of this world, and has possessed himself of vigilant unity in burning meditativeness of recollective-conjoining of the origin, he so extricates himself by wisdom's blazing vigorousness of intent in beholding what are feelings and sensations and what is antecedent in origin before both feelings and sensation's arising. (3) The monk that has extricated himself in proper guiding from both desirous covetousness and dejection of this world, and has possessed himself of vigilant unity in burning meditativeness of recollective-conjoining of the origin, he so extricates himself by wisdom's blazing vigorousness of intent in beholding what are mental formations and what is antecedent in origin before mental formation's arising. (4) The monk that has extricated himself in proper guiding from both desirous covetousness and dejection of this world, and has possessed himself of vigilant unity in burning meditativeness of recollective-conjoining of the origin, he so extricates himself by wisdom's blazing vigorousness of intent in beholding what are phenomenon and what is antecedent in origin before phenomenon's arising. This O' monks, is called the (way of) recollective-conjoining of Unity-fulfillment.

#8. And what O' monks is the way of Unity-Conjoinment of Unity-Fulfillment (samma'sama'dhi)? (1) O' monks, in this world the monk that has extricated the Self from sense-desires, has extricated the Self from wickedness-mind-formations, is removing himself unto Unity from the evil twisting-and-whirling-about of phenomenon, is removing himself unto Unity from endless faring O' this world, has extricated himself from the dark-and-evil-light, and soaks himself by immersion in the golden illumination of sweet exquisite bliss unexcelled; so he has come unto the first jhana burning-penetrating-meditative-investigation, which extricates him unto the blazing vigilant conjoining with Unity-Fulfillment. (2) The monk that has subsided both the evil twisting-and-whirling-about and the endless faring O' this world, has made conjoinment with Unity-Fulfillment, he so shines with brightness and clarity in Unity which has arisen from his True Self, with exquisite mind he has turned in the great becoming towards the unmanifold-singularity, he has removed himself from the evil twisting-and-whirling-about, he has removed himself from endless faring O' this world, and he has made Unity-Conjoinment and soaks himself by immersion in the golden illumination of sweet exquisite bliss unexcelled; so he has come unto the second jhana burning-penetrating-meditative-investigation, which has extricated him unto the blazing vigilant dwelling within Unity-Fulfillment. (3) The monk that permeates himself in the soaking by immersion in the golden illumination; passionless he has brought unto himself the abiding in disembodied equanimity, he is deep in recollective vigilant unity in burning meditativeness, his entire being is suffused in exquisite bliss such that he beholds conjoinment-abiding with Unity-Fulfillment of which the noble Aryans proclaim of him " he abides in disembodied equanimity in recollective-conjoinment and dwells sweetly in most exquisite bliss unequaled!" So he has come unto the third jhana burning-penetrating-meditative-investigation, which has extricated him unto the blazing vigilant dwelling-abiding within Unity-Fulfillment. (4) The monk that has transcended bliss-abiding, has transcended manifold existence in suffering, and gone to annihilation are both the joy and happiness of his spirit and the dejection and grief of his spirit in many previous existences O' this world; he has neither manifold-existence-suffering nor bliss-abidance anymore, he is most sweetly disembodied of both in recollective-conjoinment of the transcendence into exquisite rapture supreme unequaled, so he has come unto the fourth jhana burning-penetrating-meditative-investigation, which has extricated him unto the blazing vigilant dwelling-fulfillment within Unity-Fulfillment. This O' monks, is called the way of Unity-Conjoinment of Unity-Fulfillment. O' monks, in this world that is called the Aryan holy truth of the way leading to the destruction of manifold-existence-suffering and returning to the Light.