Heart of the Discipline

Buddhist ethical conduct including the Five Precepts (Pañcasikkhāpada), and Eightfold Ethical Conduct (Aṭṭhasīla).
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Nwad
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Heart of the Discipline

Post by Nwad » Sat Mar 03, 2018 7:21 am

Hello dear friends !

I read DN 25 now and i saw somethink interesting.

Buddha speak to the self-mortifier ascetics and say them that its enought to keep the fourfould restraint :
1. not harm a living being (or cause harming, or encourage, or speak in praise of...)
2. not take what is not giving (...)
3. not tel lie (...)
4. not crave to sensual pleasures (...)

And i thinking that maybe it is the foundation of all rules of Patimokkha, and someone who follow this fourfould restrainment sencerely is sure to keep his discipline pure?

What do you think about this?

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Re: Heart of the Discipline

Post by dharmacorps » Sat Mar 03, 2018 6:15 pm

All permutations of the 5 precepts which are definitely are considered the basis for morality for everyone by the Buddha.

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Re: Heart of the Discipline

Post by paul » Sat Mar 03, 2018 10:13 pm

AN 11.2 goes so far as to say that all other mental qualities arise from sila, which does require an act of will:
https://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitak ... .than.html

See also AN 11.1
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Re: Heart of the Discipline

Post by rightviewftw » Sat Mar 03, 2018 10:18 pm

I saw a quote recently about the use of money ala;
"If money is allowable the sensuality is allowable" something like that, could not find it so can't tell the source.
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Re: Heart of the Discipline

Post by Nwad » Sun Mar 04, 2018 4:59 am

paul wrote:
Sat Mar 03, 2018 10:13 pm
AN 11.2 goes so far as to say that all other mental qualities arise from sila, which does require an act of will:
https://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitak ... .than.html

See also AN 11.1
:bow: Love this sutta !

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