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This is the fundamental ethical principle for Buddhism, and all the other precepts are elaborations of this. You visualize the same thing with your parents and all sentient beings. In particular, unlike Hinduism, Buddhism operated outside of the caste system, allowing its followers to interact freely with others. (This advantage carried over into the twentieth century as the Indian politician B. The First meditation session includes chanting the refuges and precepts, and a three fold puja.

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Publisher: Wisdom Publications; Revised edition (November 25, 2000)


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