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Is eating chocolate a break againt the five 5 percepts a laymen takes?
one suffer because one hasnt existed long : )
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“Delighting in existence O monks, are gods and men; they are attached to existence. they revel in existence. When the Dhamma for the cessation of existence is being preached to them, their minds do not leap towards it, do not get pleased with it, do not get settled in it, do not find confidence in it. That is how, monks, some lag behind … (It. p 43)”Dharma Wheel (Mahayana / Vajrayana forum)
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Why would you think that? I was told you can even eat chocolate on Uposatha Days, which I do.
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