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Precept Study Class
March 26 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 14, 2019
Annual Precept Study: Feb 26th-May 14th
(Jukai, precept ceremony, is May 19th)
Many of the precept classes this year will be led by senior members. We won’t focus on a single text, but any one of the texts found on this page can be useful (many people like the one by Diane Rizzetto).
Tuesday, Feb 26th –
Introduction to Precept Practice
Tuesday, March 5th
Taking Refuge, Karma Verse, Three Pure Precepts
Tuesday, March 12th
Do not kill – cultivate and encourage life
Tuesday, March 19th
Do not steal – honor the gift not yet given
Tuesday, March 26th
Do not misuse sexuality – remain faithful in relationships
Tuesday, April 2nd
Do not speak dishonestly – communicate truthfully
Tuesday, April 9th
Do not become intoxicated – polish clarity, dispel delusion
Tuesday, April 16
Do not dwell on past mistakes – create wisdom from ignorance
Tuesday, April 23
Do not praise self or blame others – maintain modesty, extol virtue
Tuesday, April 30
Do not be mean with dharma or wealth – share understanding, give freely of self
Tuesday, May 7th
Do not indulge anger – cultivate equanimity
Tuesday, May 14th
Do not defame the three treasures