befriend wrote:i loosely started following the 8 precepts, and have notice an incredible drop in my greed, from not focusing on beautiful things. i am curious, aside from the uposatha 8 precepts are there other precepts that monks take which are also very helpful for developing the mind that a lay person could follow? is playing sports considered a form of entertaining oneself, does it fit under the going to shows and singing and dancing? thank you metta Befriend.
befriend wrote:no i defenitley need a precept. if i didnt have a precept of not watching entertainment, i would be more blaze about it. but if i take a pledge to myself in the morning I CANT watch tv. then i wont. vows are wonderful.
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