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Five Precepts

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The minimum set of moral rules for Buddhism, practiced by both the lay people and the monks of the sangha . They forbid (1) theft, (2) improper sexual practices (adultery for lay people, sexual activity of any kind for monks), (3) killing, (4) lying and deceiving, and (5) drinking alcoholic drinks. To see how the Five Precepts are laid out within Theravada Buddhism, click here .
See also: MAYA , Upaya , DARSHAN , CHAITANYA , Ogre

 

Buddhism Dictionary INDEX:

List of Terms: Terms beginning with "A", Page 1

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T U V W Y Z
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A: Page 1 of 9.

ABHAYAM
ABHIMANA
ABHYASA
ADHIKARI
ADHISHTHANA
ADHYASA
ADHYATMIC
ADHYAYANA
AGRAHYA
AHANKARA
AISVARYA
AJARAM

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