eightfold precepts

These are the eight precepts that the Buddha encouraged lay disciples to follow at least once a month. They are:

  1. Not killing
  2. Not stealing
  3. Celabacy
  4. Not lying
  5. Not using intoxicants
  6. Not eating after mid day
  7. Not decorating the body or going to entertainment
  8. Not using luxurious furnature