Article: Five 'fundamental vows'

Contributed by Nalini Balbir

  • Mahāvīra preaching to his universal gathering
  • 'Five Great Vows'
  • Behaviour of a 'bad monk'
  • Fourfold community
  • Plants and two-sensed beings
  • Vegetarian dishes
  • Monks preach to lay men
  • Dhanya and Śālibhadra accept alms
  • Dangers to the vow of celibacy
  • Family at the temple
  • Digambara monk
  • Śvetāmbara monastic equipment
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