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Pancha Sila

[puhn-chuh see-luh] /ˈpʌn tʃə ˈsi lə/
noun, Buddhism.
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 of Pancha Sila
< Pali pañca sīlā Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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