Nagarjuna summarizes the six perfections in a few short verses, to the effect that giving means to give freely your own possessions; morality consists of accomplishing the benefit of others; patience is giving up anger; vigor is the apprehension of virtue; meditation is the undefiled, single pointed state of mind; and wisdom is ascertainment of the ultimate nature of reality.
Also, each paramita has its particular benefit: giving begets prosperity; morality, well-being; patience, radiance; vigor, splendor; meditation, a tranquil mind; and with wisdom, liberation is gained.
from the book The Three Levels of Spiritual Perception: A Commentary on The Three Visions
translated by Jared Rhoton
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