Roots of the path.
The root of the path is sila, samadhi and panna.
1. The Golden Rule works.
2. Concentration — requires and effort that goes beyond your preference mind (you get bored). Important for right-hemisphere brain if mind is wandering around in the left brain.
3. Wisdom — Complete View: fundamentally, reality from a Transcendent point of view is self-aware, luminescent, spacious. From that platform all phenomena appear.
Part 3 of 3 of a talk given in Kyoto, Japan, in November 2008.