The 5 Wonderful Precepts

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The 5 Wonderful Precepts

  1. 1. The 5 Wonderful Precepts
  2. 2. Precepts are moral Training Rules one undertakes to observe in walking the Spiritual Path.
  3. 3. First Precept: No Killing I undertake the precept to refrain from killing or harming any living being. German soldier executing woman and her child, 1940
  4. 4. First Precept: No Killing I will act for the welfare and happiness of all beings .
  5. 5. Second Precept: No Stealing If they can, why can’t I?
  6. 6. Second Precept: No Stealing I undertake the precept to refrain from stealing or cheating. I will be honest, generous, and take delight in giving and sharing.
  7. 7. Third Precept: No Sexual Misconduct I undertake the precept to refrain from sexual misconduct.
  8. 8. Third Precept: No Sexual Misconduct I will be honest and sincere in my relationship with others, nurturing true love and compassion.
  9. 9. Fourth Precept: No Lying I undertake the precept to refrain from lying, slandering, speaking maliciously, harshly and frivolously.
  10. 10. Fourth Precept: No Lying I will speak the truth, promote concord and friendship, speak kindly, gently and beneficially.
  11. 11. Fifth Precept: No Intoxicants I undertake the precept to refrain from taking alcohol and drugs which are harmful to the mind and body.
  12. 12. Fifth Precept: No Intoxicants I will strive to keep my mind pure, clear, alert, mindful, and unconfused as much of the time as possible .
  13. 13. The Five Wonderful Precepts I understand that these five precepts are wonderful precepts because they are conducive to the welfare and happiness of both myself and others. I undertake to keep these precepts to the best of my ability.
  14. 14. The End. Sadhu! Morality is a MUST To have true Peace that will last

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