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Sat, 08 June


Tathagatha Hall

8 Precepts Retreat

Retreat from the world. Practise traditional Buddhist etiquettes, the monastic lifestyle to purify the mind and encourage self-cultivation

8 Precepts Retreat
8 Precepts Retreat

Time & Location

08 June 2024, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

Tathagatha Hall, 1034 Underwood Rd, Priestdale QLD 4127, Australia

About the event

Lay Buddhists have the opportunity to retreat from the world. 

This retreat offers peace, tranquility and mindfulness in daily life, and encourage self-cultivation.

The Eight Precepts to be undertaken by all participants are:

  1. To refrain from destroying living creatures.
  2. To refrain from taking that which is not given.
  3. To refrain from sexual activity.
  4. To refrain from false and incorrect speech.
  5. To refrain from intoxicating drinks and drugs.
  6. To refrain from eating after midday (except if necessary for medical reasons).
  7. To refrain from sensual entertainment and use of bodily adornments.
  8. To refrain from using a high or luxurious bed.


a)   To allow lay Buddhists a chance to practise traditional Buddhist etiquettes. b)   To allow lay Buddhists a chance to experience the monastic lifestyle. c)   To allow lay Buddhists a chance to purify the mind and encourage self-cultivation.

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