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The_Concise_Buddhist_Monastic_Code_1.pdf
The_Concise_Buddhist_Monastic_Code_1.pdfThe Concise Buddhist Monastic Code 11117 viewsThe Concise Buddhist Monastic Code 1 is basically a concise guide to the Bhikkhu Pāṭimokkha based on The Buddhist Monastic Code 1 by Ṭhānissaro Bhikkhu. It incorporates information from The Buddhist Monastic Code 2 as well as other English translations of the Bhikkhu Pāṭimokkha or the Sutta-Vibhaṅga, including Suddhāso Bhikkhu’s Analysis of the Bhikkhu Pātimokkha: a translation of the Mahā -Vibhaṅga in the Vinaya-Piṭaka, I.B. Horner’s The Book of the Discipline, K.R. Norman’s The Pātimokkha, and Bhikkhu Ñāṇatusita’s A Translation and Analysis of the Pātimokkha.Jan 01, 2017
Bodhi-Tree_Site-Map-Dec2015-v3.pdf
Bodhi-Tree_Site-Map-Dec2015-v3.pdfBodhi-Tree_Site-Map981 viewsBodhi Tree Site MapJan 31, 2016
Buddhist_Precept-LayDhTchWst.pdf
Buddhist_Precept-LayDhTchWst.pdfBuddhist Precepts and Lay Dhamma Teaching in the West1024 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.pdf
Panca_Sila_Requirements_Certificate.pdfPanca Sila: Certificate Requirements and Ceremonies791 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.pdf
Panca_Sila_Pali_Canon.pdfPanca Sila (The Five Precepts) in The Pali Canon1140 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.pdf
Buddhist_Precept_Bibliography.pdfBuddhist Precepts Bibliography891 viewsA bibliography for Buddhist PreceptsJan 21, 2016
8_Precepts_Letter_Middle-Way.pdf
8_Precepts_Letter_Middle-Way.pdfEight Precepts Letter to Middle-Way1047 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.pdf
8_Uposatha_Precepts.pdfAtthangika Uposatha Sila (Eight Uposatha Precepts)931 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.pdf
8_Precepts_Diacritials.pdfEight Precepts (Diacritials)1342 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.pdf
KENDAL_BOOK.pdfIntroducing Buddhism723 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
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