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Refrain from Stealing

2. Adinnadana veramani sikkhapadam samadiyami

I undertake the precept to refrain from taking that which is not given.

 The precept against stealing advices us to respect the property of others. 377 more words

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Refrain from killing - part 2

1. Panatipata veramani sikkhapadam samadiyami

I undertake the precept to refrain from destroying living creatures.

The 1st precept of refraining  from killing can be extended towards proactive behaviour too. 127 more words

Buddhist Precepts

Refrain from killing - part 1

1. Panatipata veramani sikkhapadam samadiyami

I undertake the precept to refrain from destroying living creatures.

Being a dog lover, the thought of killing a dog is brutal to me. 120 more words

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The Precepts

Access to insight outlines below the various precepts that a Buddhist could undertake, depending on their life situation:

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The Golden Rule In Buddhism

By: Rev. David Shi Shen-Xi

The Buddhist precepts have over the years taken on a force of their own, it seems, as Western teachers work to creatively re-describe them in terms that their Western students can relate to. 587 more words

The Precepts aren’t Hard, by Ajahn Chah

The Buddha taught that looking after the precepts isn’t hard if you look after yourself. If any forms of harm are about to arise by way of your bodily actions or speech, then if mindfulness is in place, you’ll recognize them. 599 more words

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