6 kinds of respect or esteem

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Six kinds of respect or esteem (gāravatā):

1. satthu-gāravata; respect for the Teacher (the Buddha)

2. dhamma-gāravatā; respect for the Dhamma

3. saṅgha-gāravatā; respect for the Sangha

4. sikkhā-gāravatā; respect for the training

5. appamāda-gāravatā — respect for heedfulness, non-negligence

6. paṭisanthāra-gāravatā; respect for hospitality

(Parihānasutta, AN iii. 330-1)

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