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Asteya (non-stealing) is best defined as not taking what is not freely given.

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Asteya: Non-Stealing
Great riches present themselves freely to the one who is firmly established in asteya, non-stealing.
Yama and Niyama Poems
asteya as an ethical discipline is a reminder that non-stealing allows for the full to practice asteya—.
Asteya is usually translated as non-stealing. The practice of asteya asks us to be careful not to take anything that has not been freely given.
Yamas and Niyamas
honour and integrity rather than righteousness. Be true to your 'deeper' self. ASTEYA -: Non-stealing/non-covetousness.
Chapter 04 – Jain Ascetics (Sädhus and Sädhvis)
3) Asteya or Achaurya Mahävrata - Vow of absolute Non-stealing.

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(3) Asteya (non-stealing) brings all treasures automatically to the Yogi.

Suggested Web Resources

Asteya - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jump to: navigation, search. Asteya is a Sanskrit word meaning "avoidance of stealing" or "non-stealing".
Asteya , Non-stealing - One Of The Ethical Precepts of Yoga
Asteya is non-stealing. This one is pretty self-explanatory.
Asteya - Non-Stealing. Satya is the outward action of truthfulness. Asteya is the inner knowing of the truth.
Jan 10, 2005 Asteya Non-stealing, Non-greediness, Not coveting that which does not belong to us.
Yoga Ethics 3, Non-Stealing, Asteya | BarefootAndUpsideDown
Even one life lived according to the third yogic principle, asteya, contains the seed of global transformation. Contrary to what contemporary culture would.

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