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The Five Precepts —Bhikkhu Sujato

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3. Ways of Performing Deeds

25. The Five Precepts

1.1At Sāvatthī.

1.2“Mendicants, sentient beings come together and converge because of an element: 1.3those who kill living creatures with those who kill living creatures, 1.4those who steal … 1.5commit sexual misconduct … 1.6lie … 1.7consume alcoholic drinks that cause negligence …

2.1Those who refrain from killing living creatures … 2.2who refrain from stealing … 2.3who refrain from sexual misconduct … 2.4who refrain from lying … 2.5those who refrain from consuming alcoholic drinks that cause negligence with those who refrain from consuming alcoholic drinks that cause negligence.”