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(Skt., Pāli, dasa-sīla).

The Ten Precepts. These are 1–6 of the Eight Precepts (aṣṭāṇga-śīla) with additional prohibitions on (7) dancing, singing, music, and watching shows; (8) using garlands, perfumes, and personal adornments; (9) using high seats or beds; (10) accepting gold or silver. The Ten Precepts are observed by novice monks and nuns. See also pañca-śīla; daśa-kuśala-karmapatha.

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