Taking Lay Bodhisattva Precepts

Taking Lay Bodhisattva Precepts

Postby Will » Fri Jan 31, 2014 6:34 pm

In late July-early August, at the City of 10,000 Buddhas, lay folks may formally take the Bodhisattva precepts.

http://www.cttbusa.org/lay_bodhisattva_ ... tb2014.asp

Not certain, but this list is probably the precepts to be taken:

http://www.drby.net/attachments/035_The ... nglish.pdf
One should refrain from biased judgments and doubting in fathoming the Buddha and the Dharma of the Buddhas. Even though a dharma may be extremely difficult to believe, one should nonetheless maintain faith in it. Nagarjuna
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Re: Taking Lay Bodhisattva Precepts

Postby Will » Fri Jan 31, 2014 10:21 pm

BDK also has a translation of the Upasaka Precepts Sutra, but here is chapter 14 by Rulu giving more regarding the lay precepts:

http://www.sutrasmantras.info/sutra33c.html
One should refrain from biased judgments and doubting in fathoming the Buddha and the Dharma of the Buddhas. Even though a dharma may be extremely difficult to believe, one should nonetheless maintain faith in it. Nagarjuna
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Re: Taking Lay Bodhisattva Precepts

Postby Will » Sun Feb 02, 2014 3:53 am

The deadline for applications is March 15th.
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