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Buddhist_Precept-LayDhTchWst.pdfBuddhist Precepts and Lay Dhamma Teaching in the West570 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.Jan 22, 2016
Panca_Sila_Requirements_Certificate.pdfPanca Sila: Certificate Requirements and Ceremonies446 viewsDhamma Teachers Certificate Requirements and Ceremonies
BGKT Buddhist Group of Kendal (Theravada) and Ketumati Buddhist Vihara, Requirements and Ceremonies for The Five Precepts (Pañca Sīla) The Eight Precepts with Right Livelihood as the Eighth (Ājīvatthamaka Sīla) Dhamma Teachers Certificate.
Jan 21, 2016
Panca_Sila_Pali_Canon.pdfPanca Sila (The Five Precepts) in The Pali Canon549 viewsIn some suttas only the first four precepts are mentioned, whereas all five precepts are described together in other suttas. The first four precepts are pakati-sila whereas the fifth precept is pannati-sila. Venerable Nyanatiloka explains in his Buddhist Dictionary that pakati-sila [is] natural or genuine morality, [which] is distinct from those outward rules of conduct laid down for either laymen or monks. Those latter are the so-called prescribed morality (pannatti-sila).
Suttas which include The Five Precepts are listed.
Jan 21, 2016
Buddhist_Precept_Bibliography.pdfBuddhist Precepts Bibliography488 viewsA bibliography for Buddhist PreceptsJan 21, 2016
8_Precepts_Letter_Middle-Way.pdfEight Precepts Letter to Middle-Way510 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.Jan 21, 2016
8_Uposatha_Precepts.pdfAtthangika Uposatha Sila (Eight Uposatha Precepts)448 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.Jan 21, 2016
8_Precepts_Diacritials.pdfEight Precepts (Diacritials)605 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).Jan 21, 2016
KENDAL_BOOK.pdfIntroducing Buddhism414 viewsIntroducing Buddhism was originally published by The Buddhist Society London in 1988, to accompany the Buddhist Society’s Introducing Buddhism Course, on which Jacquetta Gomes Bodhicarini Upasika Jayasili was one of the teachers. Introducing Buddhism has subsequently been published by different organisations in different countries.Jan 21, 2016
Eight_Precepts_in_Burmese_Buddhism.pdfEight Precepts in Burmese Buddhism335 viewsWritings on the subject of Ajivatthamaka Sila and other Precepts by notable Theravada Buddhist scholar-monks, either Myanmar [Burmese] or who have a connection with Myanmar [Burma]; and by Sayagyi U Chit Tin (a lay Buddhist born in Myanmar [Burma]).Jan 21, 2016
DP_NIne_Upostha_Precepts.pdfNine Upostha Precepts341 viewsNavanga Uposatha Sila (Nine Uposatha Precepts) are listed in the Pali Canon in The Book of the Gradual Sayings (Anguttara Nikaya) Volume IV The Book of the Nines, viii Amity, pages 259-260. (Published by the PTS Pali Text Society). The Pali Commentary to this Sutta states "Loving-kindness meditation is included in accordance with the temperament of the people to be guided".Jan 21, 2016
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