Rules of Good Conduct as per Yoga

Manners – Good Conduct

  1. Never laugh, sneeze, yawn and blow your nose without covering the face,
  2. Do not spit or throw waste on the road.
  3. Be clean and dress decently.
  4. Keep your word and appointments.
  5. Try to please others only after understanding their likes and dislikes.
  6. Express your good wishes and greet others when you meet or part with them.
  7. Be hospitable and use pleasant language.
  8. Appreciate and praise the good qualities of others and ignore their bad qualities.
  9. Help other as per your capacity.
  10. Respect your parents, teachers, and elders.

Sense Organs- Good Conduct

  1. Try to perceive things which are pleasant to your sense organs.
  2. Avoid things which can be harmful to your sense organs.
  3. Avoid perceiving impious, undesirable , or disrespectful things.
  4. Do not over use , or tax your sense and motor organs.
  5. Enjoy worldly pleasures without coming into conflict with rules of good conduct.
  6. Listen to and read the stories of great men and saints.

Self – Good Conduct

  1. Be on guard to product yourself and your health as you can attain your goals only if you are alive and healthy.
  2. Always attend to the requirements of the physical health.
  3. Do not indulge in vices like smoking, drinking, gambling, and visiting prostitutes.
  4. Do not be lazy, unclean, and apathetic.
  5. Do not be selfish and greedy. Share your wealth and joy with others.
  6. DO not be impatient and irritable.
  7. Do not be boastful of your achievements.
  8. Be strong, brave, and courageous.
  9. Be gentle and optimistic.
  10. Be self-confident and do not be daunted by criticism.
  11. Know yourself well and have a balanced mind. Never have either a inferiority or superiority complex.