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The Third Precept and Prostitution

Third precept about sexual misconduct, which explicitly mentions adultery. because other partners do not like it. Men should not go to women who are protected by their guardians (parents or relatives,...
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Why has the "3rd precept" of the 5 precepts been interpreted as being so permissive?

Sexuality and sex have consistently been prominent topics in every culture throughout human history. Buddha also emphasized the profound attraction between men and women. There is a common ...
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Does the fifth precept ban smoking?

yes, smoking belongs to fifth precept, and we should avoid from these things which cause to unhealthy.
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Does the fifth precept ban smoking?

The fifth precept of Buddhism underscores the importance of abstaining from alcohol, extending its scope to encompass all forms of intoxicants, including drugs and tobacco. Buddha included this ...
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What is considered lying in Buddhist (five) precepts?

The fourth precept in Buddhism pertains to honesty, and breaking it involves lying for personal gain or otherwise. Buddha consistently valued truthfulness as lying can mislead and harm. Occasionally, ...
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Is assault against the first precept?

according to the first precept of the Buddhism, it break when a individual/animal killing another individual intentionally. for break the first precept have to completes following stages 1. there ...
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Should one be practicing restraint or be practicing mindfulness?

I think it's both. "I love this bad habit but I'll try to refrain" may not work very well, in several ways. "I'm mindful that this would be wrong behaviour, therefore I avoid it" ...
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Drunk in Dream without any alcohol in the past month

Our minds work by association. You see something, its characteristics remind you of something you have experienced before, and you assume it's related. In this case, your dream experience contained ...
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Drunk in Dream without any alcohol in the past month

Drunkenness is a state of mind to which we can become attached. SN8.12:2.1: “We used to wander, drunk on poetry, SN8.12:2.2: village to village, town to town. SN8.12:2.3: Then we saw the Buddha, SN8....
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Drunk in Dream without any alcohol in the past month

Dreams are just mental formations arising and ceasing in succession, a way to let the mind relax and fall into the many varied and myriad of fabrications it can concoct. Not to be taken for anything ...
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Drunk in Dream without any alcohol in the past month

Dreams can arise due to many factors like cravings , conditionings , karma etc. Dreams of alcohol are coming due to cravings. Dreams are impermanent. Dreams arise , change and vanish. Therefore it is ...
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Did I violate the fourth precept?

Let's assume that you violated the precept of not speaking untruth. What comes next? Should you feel guilt and remorse? From The Abhidhamma in Practice by N.K.G. Mendis: Worry (kukkucca) is remorse, ...
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Did I violate the fourth precept?

Technically, it was a very small lie. Your actual reason for missing the original registration deadline was not medical. Your medical condition was real, but it was not the reason you missed original ...
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Did I violate the fourth precept?

If you lied, don’t make it a habit especially if it arises from selfish greed, fear, anger or any unskilful intentions. Therefore, examine your motives if your intention was less than noble just ...
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Does the second precept only apply to theft?

The Buddhist precept, "adhinna dhana weramani sikka phadan samadiyami," emphasizes the avoidance of stealing others' possessions. This precept is transgressed when an individual takes ...
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Masturbation: Does it break the 3rd precept?

The Third Precept The third precept entails that individual should refrain from engaging in sexual relationships with those who are married, engaged, imprisoned, protected, or practicing celibacy. In ...
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