Eight Precepts (aṭṭha–sīla)

 

1.    Abstain from killing

2.    Abstain from stealing

3.    Abstain from sexual misconducts

4.    Abstain from false speech

5.    Abstain from alcoholic drinks and intoxicated drugs

6.    Abstain from eating at the forbidden time (e.g.,, after noon)

7.    Abstain from dancing, singing, music, going to see entertainments, wearing garlands, using perfumes, and beautifying the body with cosmetics.

8.    Abstain from lying on a high or luxurious sleeping place.