4 Bodhisattva Vows — The 16 Precepts

Four Bodhisattva Vows

Sentient beings are numberless; I vow to save them.
Desires are inexhaustible; I vow to put an end to them.
The Dharmas are boundless; I vow to master them.
The Buddha Way is unsurpassable; I vow to attain it.

149615612-profile-of-buddha-statue-gettyimagesThe Sixteen Precepts

Being one with the Buddha
Being one with the Dharma
Being one with the Sangha
Not committing evil
Doing good
Doing good for others
Not killing
Not stealing
Not being greedy
Not telling a lie
Not being ignorant
Not talking about others’ faults
Not elevating yourself by criticizing others
Not being stingy
Not getting angry
Not speaking ill of the Three Treasures

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