Auckland Zen Centre: Talks on the Precepts and Buddhist Ethics

Talks by Sensei Amala Wrightson of the Auckland Zen Centre on the Buddhist Ethical Precepts and on Jukai (Taking-the-Precepts Ceremony).

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2012-05-20 Taking the Precepts 1

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The Repentance Gatha: The first of three talks on the meaning of Matariki Jukai, the midwinter precepts ceremony (to be offered at the Centre this year on 17 June) looks at the first main element of the ceremony, the gatha (verse): "All evil actions committed by me since time immemorial, Stemming form greed anger and delusion, Arising form body, speech and mind, I now repent having committed."