Keeping ethical conduct

The Samaññaphala Sutta: The Fruits of the Homeless Life

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A talk given during Sravasti Abbey’s annual Exploring Monastic Life program in 2006.

The sutra explanation continued

  • Benefits of keeping ethical conduct
    • Benefits for self and other
    • Face hindrances with a clear strong mind

Exploring Monastic Life 2006: Session 14, 1-3 (download)

What to abandon

  • List of ethical restraints
  • List of inappropriate practices

Exploring Monastic Life 2006: Session 14, 2-3 (download)

Wrong livelihoods

  • Five wrong livelihoods
    • Communication and contact with lay people
    • Being aware of how your activities as a monastic look to others

Exploring Monastic Life 2006: Session 14, 3-3 (download)

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