Tag: five-precepts

30 Is killing vermin and insects justifiable? 2014-06-18T15:35:32.040

27 If a buddhist should not kill a mouse living in their home, what justification do they have to rid themselves of a parasite such tapeworms 2015-08-12T15:41:19.557

26 Are all Buddhists vegetarian? 2014-06-24T18:19:38.420

26 Is moderate drinking acceptable in Buddhism? 2014-08-07T00:09:34.023

24 Does illegal downloading or viewing of copyright material violate the second precept? 2014-08-22T18:38:49.087

23 Is drinking coffee or tea against the fifth precept? 2014-06-22T14:46:25.573

18 Can or should a Buddhist defend themselves physically? 2014-07-13T07:22:38.793

17 How should Buddhists handle prayer requests? 2014-06-20T13:51:29.957

17 Masturbation: Does it break the 3rd precept? 2014-07-03T03:01:43.527

14 How concerned should Buddhists be with the actions of others? 2014-06-18T22:19:57.333

14 How is sexual misconduct explained in regards to the five precepts? 2014-06-24T18:55:31.220

13 How to deal with people and handle rude language? 2014-09-28T17:17:21.360

12 Are Buddhists against abortion? 2014-06-25T12:04:13.470

11 Do all Buddhists abstain from alcohol? 2014-06-23T23:41:32.503

11 Found items and the Second Precept 2015-07-27T22:11:57.027

10 Is self-immolation an ethical act? 2014-06-29T18:38:41.147

8 Does using a pdf for sale for free violate the 2nd precept? 2015-08-05T13:37:34.917

8 Does the fifth precept ban smoking? 2016-01-15T17:03:51.043

8 Unknowingly Drinking Alcohol 2017-07-30T14:03:55.930

7 Euthanasia for animals 2014-08-22T01:17:19.063

7 Is celibacy intrinsic to Buddhism? 2014-08-25T17:31:24.887

7 Drunk monks and the 5th precept 2015-01-16T13:20:56.587

7 Trouble understanding "sensual misconduct" 2015-07-21T15:11:46.717

7 Five Precepts - did Buddha really preach them? 2015-09-08T00:18:11.997

7 Marriage and porn 2015-10-31T00:14:34.383

6 Is assault against the first precept? 2014-08-23T17:09:11.017

6 Is it useful to practice intoxicated? 2014-09-15T20:47:06.983

6 What do we do when we've broken a precept? 2015-02-08T02:03:20.830

5 What are the Five Precepts? 2014-06-26T15:14:43.353

5 Euthanasia and Buddhism 2014-07-23T08:03:26.153

5 If a substance enhanced the ability to stay mindful, and didnt cause intoxication or carelessness, would it still violate the fifth precept? 2014-08-22T14:32:16.483

5 Performing magic breaking the fourth precept(lying)? 2014-08-27T06:54:25.737

5 What is observing the precepts in a Hinayana way or a Mahayana way? 2014-08-28T07:16:48.937

5 Is lying at a job interview breaking a precept? 2014-09-12T14:35:54.490

5 Right Livelihood and Veterinarians 2015-02-27T02:41:54.087

5 Is there a Connection between Sila and Fear? 2015-03-25T23:49:42.543

5 Do five precepts protect? 2015-08-29T05:54:40.080

5 How is white lie damaging? 2015-10-23T06:36:37.730

4 Does not keeping a promise violate the precept on lying? What if I promised myself? 2014-06-24T00:57:31.640

4 Does eating eggs break the precepts? 2014-11-02T00:13:40.143

4 The Third Precept and Prostitution 2014-12-29T19:06:21.760

4 Does the fifth precept refer exclusively to chemical stimulants? 2015-05-02T09:23:50.650

4 What is the origin of the Five Enobling Virtues? 2015-08-12T07:42:23.323

4 Is there a gradation of proper and improper deeds? 2015-10-31T19:46:23.810

4 I'm interested in precise piece-by-piece translations of the 5 precepts 2017-02-22T21:15:19.503

3 How does Buddhism define abortion? 2014-07-14T18:04:18.203

3 Does the second precept only apply to theft? 2014-08-24T17:19:42.380

3 Buddhist precepts and suppression 2014-08-24T23:08:16.670

3 Buddhist attitude towards prostitution and non-procreative sexual activity 2015-05-30T06:49:05.390

3 Why is 'do not be unfair' not a precept? And some related questions on precepts 2015-08-30T16:12:34.447

3 Is raping a male arahant or a non-arahant less immoral/less serious than raping a female arahant? 2015-10-27T14:29:02.313

3 What does it mean by perfect morality? 2015-11-23T04:14:37.803

3 Is there a Sanskrit (not Pali) version of the Five Precepts? 2016-02-18T06:20:02.993

3 What is the purpose of the 5th precept? 2016-02-24T00:43:06.653

3 Question on sexual immorality and a family situation 2016-07-04T04:21:51.813

3 Why is it that Buddhist monks are strongly associated with beggars? 2016-12-05T00:27:30.567

3 Breach of second precept 2017-02-19T13:08:48.630

3 Should Buddhists drive a car or a motorcycle? 2018-02-16T02:47:35.403

2 Does consensual sex break the five precepts? 2015-03-29T14:39:13.167

2 What is considered lying in Buddhist (five) precepts? 2015-10-03T06:31:45.777

2 Step siblings and relationships 2015-10-31T00:20:50.287

2 How to reveal truth about a liar or a person who is trying to deceive others? 2015-10-31T22:10:25.137

2 Is fourth precept personal and depends on the individual? 2015-11-29T05:37:17.400

2 How do different traditions define "intoxicant"? 2015-12-12T10:12:08.357

2 How worried should one be about the lay precepts? 2016-03-25T04:54:39.040

2 Conditions to break a precept 2016-03-25T13:53:28.860

2 Alternative to lying? 2016-05-31T00:33:06.490

2 Sexual misconduct, what is it 2016-07-22T11:05:08.630

2 If we tell lies to save lives, will that be a sin? 2016-07-28T08:52:48.247

2 Did the Buddha talk about karma and sexual misconduct independent of the lay precepts 2016-07-28T14:10:54.240

2 Are there any exceptions to the first precept? 2017-07-16T12:08:39.367

2 How observance of the 5 Precepts is done? 2017-08-19T20:20:49.060

2 Jobs indirectly related to the meat business 2018-01-01T07:18:34.153

2 How did Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche justify drinking alcohol? 2018-02-05T15:15:28.700

2 If Kombucha Tea (trace amounts of alcohol) is used as medicine, is it considered a breach of conduct? 2018-02-12T01:36:35.560

1 Are there any specific stories or talks where Buddha discussed using mind altering substances other than alcohol? 2014-08-21T04:18:15.623

1 How many types of lying? 2015-10-14T06:54:59.717

1 Killing and planing to kill 2015-11-01T19:12:40.763

1 Help me with a paradox 2015-11-10T19:48:48.287

1 How do I prevent non-buddhists from going against fourth precept? 2016-03-28T08:00:12.863

1 Are the Sins in dreams, sins? 2016-04-27T02:45:35.383

1 Are the movie Fight Club, and Project Mayhem in it, buddhist? 2016-06-22T19:18:09.100

1 Killing a mouse in the house with a third party 2016-11-30T19:33:01.713

1 What is the real meaning of the third precept? 2017-05-12T04:58:02.923

1 Does any/every form of lying violate the precept of "not-lying"? 2017-06-01T16:52:59.307

1 How do you properly practice the more abstract precepts? 2017-09-03T06:02:33.633

1 Leave pain while enjoying life? 2018-01-13T09:17:58.817

0 Does perspective to someone else break first precept? 2017-06-02T07:34:28.923

0 What would a sotapanna do? 2018-01-13T17:07:25.753

0 Third precept and parents approval 2018-01-23T11:31:50.547

0 Does "married adults living with parents in parents' house" count as breaching the third precept? 2018-02-05T17:13:43.943

0 Maintaining the stealing precept and my morality regarding free, open and equal accesibiity to knowledge 2018-02-12T11:36:55.503

-1 Changing parts of circumstances and the precept of not speaking what is not true 2017-06-18T00:58:24.043

-2 Pitfalls of answers: what are effects of answers having be received, yet knowing they where wrong? 2017-11-08T11:25:15.257

-2 Helpful: Is an idea of being helpful, such an intent, a secure attribut of skilful action? 2017-11-08T13:48:27.040

-3 Changing of questions and the precept of not speaking what is not true 2017-06-18T00:15:27.763