The Three Pure Precepts
Many alternate expressions of the three pure precepts
while similar in meaning still leave some uncertainty
which is one reason why there are perhaps
hundreds of thousands of volumes about Buddhism.
In Nutshell I use
"Do no harm,
Reb Anderson's book "Being Upright" cites from the Bodhisattva Initiation Ceremony
"Cultivate what is good and wholesome, and
"Understand your heart and mind".
I vow to embrace and sustain forms and ceremonies
More frequently, one sees something like
I vow to embrace and sustain all good
I vow to embrace and sustain all beings.
Regulate behavior, cease from evil, not doing evil, stop harming, or do not do any harm
Many other forms including vows
Act for the good, cultivate the good, do good for others, or benefit beings, and
Purify your mind, or purify the mind.
support the precepts, dharmas, and all beings.
One is left with the paradox of many expressions and approaches
directed toward a particular meaning, and behavior.
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