Sila

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Sila

An ancient Sumerian unit of volume approximately equivalent to one liter.
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do we include the Buddhist precepts, all versions of which begin with the vow or prohibition against taking life .
BUT POWERFUL FORCES-POVERTY, CORRUPTION, GOVERNMENT REVISIONISM, BUDDHIST PRECEPTS AND THE PASSAGE OF TIME-CLOUD MEMORY AND IMPEDE JUSTICE.
In fact, all four women promote the five lay Buddhist precepts, vegan diets, environmental protection, and respect for animals.
The army forced the monk to disrobe in contravention to Buddhist precepts that require a monk to have his robes removed at a ceremony in a monastery.
Sister Umachanta lives by the Eight Buddhist precepts and dresses in yellow robes.
One paper introduced perspectives on Buddhist precepts in three different Buddhist lineages.
In daily life, a Buddhist endeavors to harmonize his or her activities with the Buddhist precepts.
Thus, aside from Honen's Pure Land teaching, other Buddhist schools that were subjected to Nichiren's critique and condemnation as erroneous and slanderous doctrine included the Zen sect, which taught silent meditation above all and thereby ignored the teaching of the Lotus Sutra; the Vinaya sect, which emphasized the observance of traditional Buddhist precepts rather than faith in the teaching of the Eternal Sakyamuni as embodied in the Lotus Sutra; and the Shingon school of Esoteric Buddhism, for whom the Buddha Mahavairocana was the central object of devotion rather than Sakyamuni.
Their public symbol was social martyrdom and a credo of Buddhist precepts and Christian Socialism.
45) There is also a consensus among Chinese Buddhist monastic members, particularly those who follow the strict practice of monastic rules, that laypeople should generally not be allowed to read the content of the Buddhist precepts of monks and nuns.
The country's evolving legal system is based on customary law and Buddhist precepts.
In 2005, a Christian group in the country reported in 2005 that family law concerns for all citizens, regardless of religion, were resolved according to Buddhist precepts.
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