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The Five Precepts
The Five Precepts

The Five Precepts The Buddha taught us that virtue is the foundation for all of the good qualities we can develop in the mind. By following five basic training rules we can eliminate worry and regret that disturbs our meditation. As well, we avoid all the unpleasant results of unwholesome actions. These are the five … The Five Precepts Read More »

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The Eight Precepts

The Eight Precepts The Buddha encouraged his lay disciples to follow extra training rules as often as they could. They are an enhanced version of the five precepts they follow every day. The Eight Precepts: Abstaining from killing Abstaining from stealing Abstaining from sexual activity Abstaining from telling lies Abstaining from intoxicating drinks and drugs Abstaining from eating after … The Eight Precepts Read More »

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