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<title>The Dokkodo </title>
<li>Accept everything just the way it is.</li>
<li>Do not seek pleasure for its own sake.</li>
<li>Do not, under any circumstances, depend on a partial feeling.</li>
<li>Think lightly of yourself and deeply of the world.</li>
<li>Be detached from desire your whole life long.</li>
<li>Do not regret what you have done.</li>
<li>Never be jealous.</li>
<li>Never let yourself be saddened by a separation.</li>
<li>Resentment and complaint are appropriate neither for oneself or others.</li>
<li>Do not let yourself be guided by the feeling of lust or love.</li>
<li>In all things have no preferences.</li>
<li>Be indifferent to where you live.</li>
<li>Do not pursue the taste of good food.</li>
<li>Do not hold on to possessions you no longer need.</li>
<li>Do not act following customary beliefs.</li>
<li>Do not collect weapons or practice with weapons beyond what is useful.</li>
<li>Do not fear death.</li>
<li>Do not seek to possess either goods or fiefs for your old age.</li>
<li>Respect Buddha and the gods without counting on their help.</li>
<li>You may abandon your own body but you must preserve your honour.</li>
<li>Never stray from the Way.</li>
<p>See <a href="">the Wikipedia page about the Dokkodo</a> for more explanation.</p>