Buddha (Siddhartha Gautama)

Four noble truths

Eightfold path

Five Precepts






Basic precepts for Buddhists

To abstain from taking life
- don't harm ourselves or others

To abstain taking what is not given
- don't steal

To abstain from sexual misconduct
- be faithful and do not misuse sex

To abstain from false speech
- don't use lies, gossip or slander

To abstain from intoxicants
- don't abuse alcohol and drugs, cause carelessness or loss of awareness




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