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aṣṠāṇga-śīla


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(Skt., Pāli aṭṭha-sīla).

A list of eight precepts made up of the Five Precepts (pañca-śīla) with the addition of abstention from (6) eating at the wrong time; (7) dancing, singing, music, watching shows, wearing garlands, perfumes, cosmetics, and personal adornments; (8) use of high seats or beds.

Subjects: Buddhism.


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