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Refrain from intoxication

Suramerayamajja pamadatthana veramani sikkhapadam samadiyami
I undertake the precept to refrain from intoxicating drinks and drugs which lead to carelessness.

Chanting 5th precept

Ok, I like booze since I was sixteen. 251 more words

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Refrain from Falsehood

Musavada veramani sikkhapadam samadiyami

I undertake the precept to refrain from incorrect speech.

Chanting of 4th precept

Our speech (including what we post on-line) has an impact on others. 225 more words

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Refrain from sexual misconduct

Kamesu micchacara veramani sikkhapadam samadiyami

I undertake the precept to refrain from sexual misconduct.

Chanting of 3rd precept

I feel that the buddhist perspective to sex is practical. 208 more words

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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

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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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Five precepts

To become a lay Buddhist, we try our best to uphold the five precepts given by the Buddha.

The Buddhist precepts are meant to guide us towards accumulating good karma and protecting our mental wellness. 298 more words

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