The Five Precepts

The five precepts represent the basic Buddhist code of ethics. They are commitments to abstain from killing, stealing, sexual misconduct, lying and intoxication. Such that relates to the other moral scriptures of the other cultures

1. I will be mindful and reverential with all life,

I will not be violent nor will I kill.

2. I will respect the property of others, I will not steal.

3. I will be conscious and loving in my relationships,

I will not give way to lust.

4. I will honor honesty and truth, I will not deceive.

5. I will exercise proper care of my body and mind,

I will not be gluttonous nor abuse intoxicants.

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