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Unformatted text preview: Truth taught by the Buddha that leads to enlightenment. The Buddhist layman takes five vows; 1. To do no harm to any living thing 2. Not to abuse sex 3. Not to steal 4. Not to lie 5. Not to use intoxicants The Buddhist monk adds five more vows: 6. Not to eat after noon 7. Not to dance or attend entertainments 8. Not to decorate themselves 9. Not to use soft beds 10. Not to handle silver or gold The three universal characteristics of reality: Anicca : Nothing is permanent or unchanging Dukkha : Imperfection, dis-ease, suffering and sorrow Anatta : Not-self, emptiness, the void or nothingness...
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- Spring '11
- Buddhism, Noble Eightfold Path, Gautama Buddha