The 12 Wise Habits are integrated into every student’s daily life at our school.

One of the key tools we use to promote a more holistic, Buddhist way of life at Panyaden, that helps students progress across all four areas of development, is a set of skills and qualities known as the 12 Wise Habits.

Opportunities to practice, develop and reflect upon all 12 Wise Habits is integrated into their daily life at the school.

Panyaden Profile Areas of Development Wise Habits
Physical1. Using the senses wisely (lndriya-samvara)
2. Knowing the right amount (Mattanuta)
Social3. Not harming (Avihimsa)
4. Being truthful (Sacca)
5. Being generous (Caga)
6. Being kind and compassionate (Metta-Karuna)
Emotional7. Being patient and tolerant (Khanti)
8. Persevering (Viriya)
IntellectuaI9. Being enthusiastic (Chanda)
10. Being mindful and alert (Sati)
11. Being calm and focused (Samadhi)
12. Applying the mind skilfully (Yoniso-manasikara)

If you are interested to know more about the joy of living an intentional way of life, we invite you to learn more about our school values. Our Spiritual Advisor, Venerable Ajarn Jayasaro, is also featured on our school YouTube Channel.


Thank you for your interest in our unique approach to learning. We openly welcome all enquiries from interested families throughout the year, so please feel free to contact us for more information, or to arrange a visit to Panyaden please apply for a school tour.