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There are 10 Perfect Mental Qualities!

Contemplation of the Ten Perfecting Qualities (Dasa Parami):
1: May I be generous and always helpfully provide all service (Dāna parami).
2: May I be morally pure, virtuous and fully well-disciplined (Sīla parami).
3: May I be modest by withdrawing into simple living (Nekkhamma parami).
4: May I be wise by understanding all that should be known (Paññā parami).
5: May I be enthusiastic, energetic, and never giving up any good (Viriya parami).
6: May I be patient, tolerant, and forgive all other's wrongdoings (Khanti parami).
7: May I be honest, trustworthy, scrupulous, exact, and truthful (Sacca parami).
8: May I be firm, resolute, determined, and always unwavering (Adhitthāna parami).
9: May I be kind, gentle, compassionate, caretaking, and friendly (Mettā parami).
10: May I be calm, balanced in equanimity, and all imperturbable (Upekkhā parami).
May I train to be mentally perfect, and be fully perfect in maintaining this training!

More on these 10 Mental Perfections (Dasa Parami):
The_Ten_Perfections, The 10 Mental Perfections, The_10_Perfections_Explained

Source: BPS Wheel no 54 (Edited Excerpt):
The Mirror of the Dhamma. A Manual of Buddhist Devotional Texts.
By Nārada Thera and Bhikkhu Kassapa. Revised By Bhikkhu Khantipālo:

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