A Question on the Fifth Precept

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A Question on the Fifth Precept

Postby Shanti » Sun May 27, 2012 7:24 am

I've read two different definitions: avoid all intoxicants, and avoid all intoxicants leading to loss of mindfulness. Are we recommended not to drink it at all, or to enjoy it in moderation?

Thanks for the clarification.

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Re: A Question on the Fifth Precept

Postby Skydancer » Sun May 27, 2012 7:38 am

You can read a lengthy discussion about the 5th precept in topic Why the Buddha banned booze.
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Re: A Question on the Fifth Precept

Postby Shanti » Sun May 27, 2012 7:52 am

Skydancer wrote:You can read a lengthy discussion about the 5th precept in topic Why the Buddha banned booze.

Thank you! I'll take a look. :)
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