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Five Precepts : Pancha Sila

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I undertake to observe the precept to abstain from destroying the life of beings.
I undertake to observe the precept to abstain from taking things not given.
I undertake to observe the precept to abstain from sexual misconduct.
I undertake to observe the precept to abstain' from false speech.
I undertake to observe the precept to abstain from spirit drinks, malt liquors and wines - foundations for heedlessness.

Panatipata veramani sikkhapadam samadiyami,
Adinnadana veramani sikkhapadam samadiyami,
Kamesu micchacara veramani sikkhapadam, samadiyami,
Musavada veramani sikkhapadam samadiyami,
Sura-meraya-majja pamadatthana veramani sikkhapadarn samadiyami

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