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8_Precepts_Diacritials.pdf
8_Precepts_Diacritials.pdfEight Precepts (Diacritials)409 viewsAjivatthamaka Sila (Eight Precepts with Right Livelihood as the Eighth) In Theravada Buddhism there are two versions of the Eight Precepts: Atthangika Uposatha Sila (Eight Uposatha Precepts) and Ajivatthamaka Sila (Eight Precepts with Right Livelihood as the Eighth).
8_Precepts_Letter_Middle-Way.pdf
8_Precepts_Letter_Middle-Way.pdfEight Precepts Letter to Middle-Way334 viewsA letter from Jacquetta Gomes (Bodhicarini Upasika Jayasili), BGKT Buddhist Group of Kendal (Theravada), in response to Roger Farrington, ‘Should Buddhists be Teetotallers?’, The Middle Way: Journal of The Buddhist Society, 85 (3) November 2010, pp.167–70. The letter explains that Ajivatthamaka Sila (Eight Precepts with Right Livelihood as the Eighth clarify the alcohol issue and explain how alcohol is included in the DKP (Dasa Kusala Kamma-patha) Ten Wholesome Courses of Action.
8_Uposatha_Precepts.pdf
8_Uposatha_Precepts.pdfAtthangika Uposatha Sila (Eight Uposatha Precepts)284 viewsEight Uposatha Precepts are observed on the Uposatha Days (full moon, new moon and the two half-moon days. Before the day’s activities begin, the presiding monk administers the Eight Precepts and after the day’s religious activities are over, administers the Five Precepts, thus releasing the lay Buddhists from the Eight Precepts.
Bodhi-Tree_Site-Map-Dec2015-v3.pdf
Bodhi-Tree_Site-Map-Dec2015-v3.pdfBodhi-Tree_Site-Map324 viewsBodhi Tree Site Map
Buddhist_Precept-LayDhTchWst.pdf
Buddhist_Precept-LayDhTchWst.pdfBuddhist Precepts and Lay Dhamma Teaching in the West325 viewsThis article appeared in Yasodhara: Newsletter on International Buddhist Women’s Activities Volume 25(1) No 97 (October-December 2008) (ISSN 0875-1996) 15-17.
Buddhist_Precept_Bibliography.pdf
Buddhist_Precept_Bibliography.pdfBuddhist Precepts Bibliography274 viewsA bibliography for Buddhist Precepts
DP_5_Daily_Reflections.pdf
DP_5_Daily_Reflections.pdfThe Five Subjects for Daily Recollection308 viewsThere are other recollections which one can make and which help one to appreciate the state of a human being. People tend to hide away from decay, disease and death while greatly attached to sentient beings and insentient objects. Some people try also to ignore moral responsibility for their actions. These recollections bring all these subjects out into the light and make us face them squarely. Therefore, the Buddha has said that they should be recollected by everyone daily.
DP_Ajiv_Bibliography.pdf
DP_Ajiv_Bibliography.pdfAjivatthamaka Sila Bibliography241 viewsAjivatthamaka Sila (Eight Precepts with Right Livelihood as the Eighth) Bibliography. A bibliography for Ajivatthamaka Sila (Eight Precepts with Right Livelihood as the Eighth and Buddhist Precepts.
DP_Ajiv_in_Pail_Canon.pdf
DP_Ajiv_in_Pail_Canon.pdfAjivatthamaka Sila in Pail_Canon246 viewsAjivatthamaka Sila builds upon the framework of Panca Sila (The Five Precepts). It expands the Fourth Precept of the Panca Sila (The Five Precepts) to specify the four types of wrong speech from which a lay disciple should abstain. The Ajivatthamaka Sila also requires abstention from wrong livelihood.
DP_Bodhicari_Precepts2.pdf
DP_Bodhicari_Precepts2.pdfBodhicari Precepts246 viewsBodhicaris can be defined as “practitioners of the Buddha Dhamma who have attainment of enlightenment as their goal”. The Bodhicari Precepts are an expansion of Ajivatthamaka Sila (Eight Precepts with Right Livelihood as the Eighth) and Panca Sila (The Five Precepts). They were developed at Dharma Vijaya Buddhist Vihara Los Angeles USA.
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