84000 Glossary of Terms

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བསླབ་པའི་གཞི། | Glossary of Terms

  • བསླབ་པའི་གནས།

  • བསླབ་པའི་གཞི་རྣམས།
  • བསླབ་པའི་གཞི།
  • bslab pa’i gzhi
  • bslab pa’i gzhi rnams
  • bslab pa’i gnas
  • śikṣā­pada
  • sikṣāpada
  • śikṣāvastu
  • śiṣapāda
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These basic precepts are five in number for the laity: (1) not killing, (2) not stealing, (3) chastity, (4) not lying, and (5) avoiding intoxicants. For monks, there are three or five more; avoidance of such things as perfumes, makeup, ointments, garlands, high beds, and afternoon meals. (Provisional 84000 definition. New definition forthcoming.)