Pancha Sila

[ puhn-chuh -see-luh ]
/ ˈpʌn tʃə ˈsi lə /

noun Buddhism.

a standard recitation of Hinayanists, including repetitions of formulas and of vows to abstain from anger, lust, cowardice, malevolence, and to abstain from the desire for possessions and unwholesome pleasures.

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Origin of Pancha Sila

From Pali pañca sīlā
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