Precepts and vows

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A talk given during Sravasti Abbey’s annual Exploring Monastic Life program in 2007.

Ethical restraint

  • Levels of vows taken by monastics and lay practitioners
  • Benefits of taking and keeping precepts

Exploring Monastic Life 2007: Session 1 (download)

Questions and answers

  • Refuge/precepts without formal ceremony
  • Eating meat
  • Purpose of recitation

Exploring Monastic Life 2007: Session 1 Q&A (download)

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