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Aspects of Buddhist Social Philosophy

Aspects of Buddhist Social Philosophy

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Published by: Han Sang Kim on Apr 20, 2014
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The Buddhist Monk’s DisciplineSome Points Explained for Laypeople
byBhikkhu Khantipálo
The Wheel Publication o! "#$%"#"&opyri'ht ( ")*+ Buddhist Publication SocietyDi'ital Transcription Source, Buddhist Publication Society and -ccess to .nsi'ht!Buddhist Publication Society P!/! Box 0" 1+ San'hara2a Ma3atha 4andy5 Sri Lanka E6mail,  bps7bps!lk Web site, http,%%333!bps!lk Tel, $$)+ *" 88# 98*# :;ax, $$)+ *" 888 #09) ;or free distribution! This 3ork may be republished5 reformatted5 reprinted and redistributed in any medium! <o3e=er5 any such republication and redistribution is to be made a=ailable to the public on a free and unrestricted basis and translations and other deri=ati=e 3orks are to be clearly marked as such and the Buddhist Publication Society is to be ackno3led'ed as the ori'inal publisher!
Preface !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! # .ntroduction !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! + The Trainin' >ules !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 9 The ?alue of ?inaya !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! * @>eform of ?inayaA !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! "$ Standards of Discipline !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! "# Some -spects of the ?inaya !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! "+ reetin's !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! "1 Li=in'6Cuarters !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! "9 Money !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! "* ;ood and Drink !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ") Tra=el !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 8# eneral &onduct !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 8+ &onclusion !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 89 Biblio'raphy !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 8) 8
.n the small treatise 3hich follo3s5 the 'ood of both Bhikkhus Buddhist monks and of the lay Buddhist householders has been aimed at and the information presented5 the 3riter belie=es5 is a=ailable in no other book! The standards of conduct described here are those of the ?inaya 3ell6practiced and of the layman’s discipline 3ell6applied! What use indeed is there in presentin' other than the hi'h standards laid do3n by Lord Buddha himself in the ?inaya5 since fallin' a3ay from 'ood conduct is all too easy and may all too easily be seen5 not least in Buddhist landsF ;or those 3ho follo3 the trainin' in Buddhist Doctrine and Discipline Dhamma6?inaya only the best5 surely5 is 'ood enou'h!-s to terminolo'y5 the 3riter has used the Pali 3ord
 for 3hat is often called @placin' to'ether the palms of the handsA 
5 and the @fi=e6point6restA 
 for 3hat is commonly called @prostration!AThis book has 'reatly benefited from the corrections and additions su''ested by my re=ered
5 ?en! &hao 4hun SGsana Sobhana5 and others!May this 3ork be for the practical 3elfare of all 3ho stri=e on the Path of SaddhammaH
Bhikkhu Khantipálo
Wat Bo=orani=es ?iharaBan'kok5 Thailand*
 day of the Wanin' Moon of &itta5 B!E! 81"$

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