Buddhist Attitudes Against Drugs

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  • Buddhist Attitudes Against Drugs
    • "Do not harm a living thing" - 1st precept
    • Lack of control over your own actions = bad karma = no enlightenment
    • "do not take intoxicants that could cloud the mind" - 5th precept
    • A life of moderation is encouraged by Buddha
    • Living according to Magga & using meditation includes taking care of the body to enhance spiritual life
    • Practise of the right livelihood - cuts out any involvement of non-medicinal drugs


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