Taking Refuge and Precepts

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binocular
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Re: Taking Refuge and Precepts

Post by binocular » Fri Dec 15, 2017 9:52 am

DNS wrote:
Thu Dec 14, 2017 9:29 pm
One can take the 3 Refuges online here:
https://what-buddha-said.net/sangha/Ref ... ecepts.htm
This only explains the external procedure, but not the justification for taking refuge; it also doesn't seem to say anything about how to take refuge without this seeming like a condemnation of oneself ...
Every person we save is one less zombie to fight. -- World War Z


Justsit
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Re: Taking Refuge and Precepts

Post by Justsit » Sat Dec 16, 2017 3:02 am

Aloka wrote:
Sat Dec 16, 2017 12:07 am
This is worth reading:
Very nice, thanks for posting this. :thumbsup:

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