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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
May 23rd on… Sorry… from May 23rd on, the Thursday evening program is on hiatus… but please check out our Tuesday and Sunday programs! Shintai will be be continuing to teach a Bright Way, but she and Domyo will be supporting each other by sharing teaching responsibilities on Tuesdays and Sundays.




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