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To refrain from dancing and playing music, wearing jewelry and cosmetics, attending shows and other performances Vinaya is the specific moral code for monks and nuns. An untrained person is thought to be confused as to where they are, and may not realise that they have died. Although there is great debate on weather it is conflict of beliefs. He was subsequently requested to teach others the path to enlightenment. “As a result of this request, Buddha rose from meditation and taught the first Wheel of Dharma.

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