1. Uttama Kshama - Supreme Forgiveness To observe tolerance whole-heartedly, shunning anger.
2. Mardava - Tenderness or Humility To observe the virtue of humility subduing vanity and passions.
3. Arjaya - Straight-forwardness or Honesty To practice a deceit-free conduct in life by vanquishing the passion of deception.
4. Shaucha - Contentment or Purity To keep the body, mind and speech pure by discarding greed.
5. Satya - Truthfulness To speak affectionate and just words with a holy intention causing no injury to any living being.
6. Sanyam - Self-restraint To defend all living beings with utmost power in a cosmopolitan spirit abstaining from all the pleasures provided by the five senses - touch, taste, smell, sight, and hearing; and the sixth - mind.
7. Tapa - Penance or Austerities(To practice austerities putting a check on all worldly allurements.
8. Tyaga - Renunciation To give four fold charities - Ahara (food), Abhaya (fearlessness), Aushadha (medicine), and Shastra Dana (distribution of Holy Scriptures), and to patronize social and religious institutions for self and other uplifts.**
9. Akinchanya - Non-attachment To enhance faith in the real self as against non-self i.e., material objects; and to discard internal Parigraha viz. anger and pride; and external Parigraha viz. accumulation of gold, diamonds, and royal treasures.
10. Brahmacarya - Chastity or celibacy (To observe the great vow of celibacy; to have devotion for the inner soul and the omniscient Lord; to discard the carnal desires, vulgar fashions, child and old-age marriages, dowry dominated marriages, polygamy, criminal assault on ladies, use of foul and vulgar language.