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Precept Study Class

March 14 @ 7:45 pm - 8:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 7:45 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 16, 2019

Shintai Dungay
Children's Program
Board Strategic Planning Retreat

Precept Study & Discussion – Spring 2019
Facilitated by Shintai on Thursday Evenings

Texts:  Kyojukaimon (“Sixteen Bodhisattva Precepts”) and “Waking Up to What You Do” by Dianne Rizzetto

Date Topic/Precept
March 14 Introduction to Precepts Practice and Jukai
March 21 History of the Precepts & Context
March 28 Contrition
April 4 3 Pure Precepts
April 11 Do not kill – cultivate life.  (Rizzetto Ch 12)

Do not steal-honor the gift not yet given.  (Rizzetto Ch 9)

April 18 Do not misuse sexuality – remain faithful in relationships. (Rizzetto Ch 10)Do not speak dishonestly – communicate truthfully.  (Rizzetto Ch 4)
April 25 Do not become intoxicated – polish clarity, dispel delusion. (Rizzetto Ch 8)

Do not dwell on past mistakes. (Rizzetto Ch 6)

May 2 Do not praise self or blame others. (Rizzetto Ch 7)

Do not be mean with dharma or wealth. (no corresponding Rizzetto chapter)

May 9 Do not indulge anger – cultivate equanimity. (Rizzetto Ch 9)

Do not defame the three treasures. (no corresponding Rizzetto chapter)

May 16 Wrap Up



Children's Program
Board Strategic Planning Retreat


March 14
7:45 pm - 8:30 pm
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