The Mondul Ottawa Khmer Buddhist Monastery
The 10 Rules and 75 Precepts of Samanera (Novice Monk)
These Ten Precepts are to be observed at all time:
1. Refrain from taking lives.
2. Refrain from taking what is not given.
3. Refrain from un-chastity.
4. Refrain from speaking false speeches.
5. Refrain from taking intoxicants
6. Refrain from taking food at inappropriate time.
7. Refrain from dancing, singing playing music and watching entertainment programs.
8. Refrain from using perfume, cosmetics, wearing of garland.
9. Refrain from using high chairs and sleeping on luxurious bed.
10. Refrain from accepting gold and silver (money)
On top of the 10 strict precepts, samaneras also have to observe 75 rules, which are also observed by bhikkhus (full-fledge monk)
Welcome to Bodhikaram Temple of the Mondul Ottawa Khmer Buddhist Monastery, 1197 Deer Park Rd, Ottawa, Ontario, K2E 6H5, Canada Tel: (613) 230-6268, Cell: (613) 261-5692, (613) 255-6904