The benefits of precepts

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A talk given during Sravasti Abbey’s annual Exploring Monastic Life program in 2008.

  • Freedom from unsatisfactory conditions through the three higher trainings
  • Relationship between precepts and ethical conduct
  • Lay versus monastic precepts
  • Benefits of monastic and community life
    • Difficulties of being ordained while living in a non-monastic environment
  • Questions and answers

Exploring Monastic Life 2008: Session 2 (download)

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