Intoxicants (surāmeraya-majja-pamādaṭṭhānā)
Parent topics: Five Precepts, Eight Precepts
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Right Livelihood, Session 1Ajahn Pasanno – Apr. 21, 2013

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3. “Could you talk more about the particular professions that the Buddha laid out as wrong livelihood (AN 5.177)? Why is being in the military not on the list?” [Work] [Military] [Right Livelihood] // [Unskillful qualities] [Kamma] [Killing] [Intoxicants] [Rebirth]

Sutta: AN 5.177: Trades

Story: The widow of a wealthy man divests from Singha Beer. [Intoxicants] [Commerce/economics]


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6. “If the person selling the product enjoys selling it and the person buying it enjoys the product, what is the unpleasant consequence?” [Commerce/economics] [Sensual desire] [Kamma] [Right Livelihood] // [Unskillful qualities] [Intoxicants] [Crime] [Heedlessness]


Teen Weekend 2017Ajahn Pasanno – Sep. 2, 2017

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9. “What were you like when you were 18?” [Ajahn Pasanno] // [Delusion] [Spiritual search] [Intoxicants] [Relationships]


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17. “Have you broken any precepts where only you know if you broke them?” [Vinaya] [Ajahn Pasanno] // [Right Speech]

Story: Ajahn Pasanno's uncle offers him alchohol. [Intoxicants] [Truth]