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The Fifth Precept

The Fifth Precept

Drinking alcohol Smoking Consumption of animals products The Fifth Precept is: to avoid taking intoxicants. Drinking alcohol would be a violation of the fifth precept. The Fifth Precept is interpreted somewhat differently in Theravada and Mahayana Buddhism. Theravada Buddhism According to Bhikkhu Bodhi (American Theravada Buddhist monk), violating the precept

Buddhism meditation on unhealthy attachment

Buddhism meditation on unhealthy attachment

Attachment can manifest in trauma, self-destructive habits, or negative lifestyle practices. Buddhist non-attachment encourages peace of mind and self-preservation. Factoring the idea of non-attachment in alcohol or drugs with the awareness that meditation can bring peace is a powerful step in attaining positive change. Buddhist doctrines deal in detail with

The Eightfold Path - Guide to Enlightenment

The Eightfold Path – Guide to Enlightenment

The Eightfold Path consists of eight areas of practice that encompass all aspects of life, which were taught by the Buddha in his first sermon after enlightenment. Although they are numbered from one to eight, they are not meant to be ‘mastered’ one at a time but rather practiced all

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