the seventh precept

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the seventh precept

Post by Dhammarakkhito » Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:02 am

would anyone mind either here offering a step by step translation of the seventh sutta, especially regarding the component of entertainment
or pointing me to a thread where it is adequately done
i would talk about concerns i have but i want to keep this factual and on point
"Just as the ocean has a single taste — that of salt — in the same way, this Dhamma-Vinaya has a single taste: that of release."
— Ud 5.5 ... 34/?type=3 ... allytaught

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Re: the seventh precept

Post by SarathW » Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:42 am

7. Nacca-gita-vadita-visukkadassana mala-gandha-vilepana-dharana-mandana-vibhusanathana veramani sikkhapadam samadiyami
I undertake the precept to refrain from dancing, singing, music, going to see entertainments, wearing garlands, using perfumes, and beautifying the body with cosmetics. ... satha.html
“As the lamp consumes oil, the path realises Nibbana”

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