Precepts Class - GVZM
"If people honored these simple precepts, many of the world's problems would disappear. One person's taking the Five Precepts and living in accord with them benefits everyone." -- Zen Teacher Hogen Bays
Everyone is welcome to attend the classes, whether or not you are a member, or are preparing to take these vows. You may want to listen to Hogen's talk about the first five precepts (and Jukai, all 16 precepts) by clicking here.
9/16: 1. I vow not to kill, but to cherish all life.
9/30: 2. I vow not to steal, but to respect the things of others.
10/07: 3. I vow not to misuse sexual energy, but to be respectful in mind and action.
10/14: 4. I vow not to lie, but to speak the truth.
10/28: 5. I vow not to misuse drugs or alcohol, but to keep the mind clear.