The Bhikkhus' Rules: A Guide for Laypeople

This book by Bhikkhu Ariyesako provides a very readable summary of the bhikkhus' (monks') rules, with a particular emphasis on giving laypeople a better understanding of the monks' way of life. Included also are questions-and-answers concerning the proper etiquette for laypeople when in the company of monks, examples of the particular customs and rules of etiquette that apply at specific Theravada monasteries, and a wealth of other valuable information.

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