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Pancha Sila

[puhn-chuh see-luh] /ˈpʌn tʃə ˈsi lə/
noun, Buddhism.
1.
a standard recitation of Hinayanists, including repetitions of formulas and of vows to abstain from anger, lust, cowardice, malevolence, and to abstain from the desire for possessions and unwholesome pleasures.
Origin
< Pali pañca sīlā
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