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Shame/Modesty

Pali:
Hiri
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Sanskrit:
Hiri
Synonyms:
self-respect, conscientiousness
Definition :

Hiri is defined as the attitude of taking earnest care with regard to one's actions and refraining from non-virtuous actions. It is to avoid what is objectionable in order to provide a basis for refraining from non-virtuous actions. The Buddha considered shame over doing wrong and fear of the consequences of wrongdoing as essential safeguards.

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