Buddhism in Five Minutes - Elizabeth J. Harris

Buddhism in Five Minutes - Elizabeth J. Harris

58. Does Buddhism have Rules for Marriage and Family Life?

Buddhism in Five Minutes - Elizabeth J. Harris

Alice Collett [+-]
University of Wolverhampton
Alice Collett is Director of The South Asia History Project, University of Wolverhampton, UK. Her research focuses on the religious history of ancient India, especially the history of women.

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Buddhist ethics are based on the principle of ahiṃsā, or nonharm, and this is the governing principle for all aspects of both monastic and lay life, thus equally for marriage and family life.

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Collett, Alice. 58. Does Buddhism have Rules for Marriage and Family Life?. Buddhism in Five Minutes. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 293-296 Nov 2021. ISBN 9781800500907. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=40799. Date accessed: 24 Oct 2021 doi: 10.1558/equinox.40799. Nov 2021

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