Basic Buddhist Etiquettes


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Buddhism is the education of learning the Buddha's spirit. The Buddhist spirit emphasizes on the mind. Disciples of Buddha refer to themselves as people who are learning Buddha's spirit and behavior. To put it simply, to be Buddhist is to "refrain from doing all bad things, diligently do all good deeds, and purify the mind”.



One should visit a Buddhist temple with a modest and sincere mind. Temples are places where one engages in spiritual practice, as well as accumulates merit and good deeds.


Before visiting a Buddhist temple, it is important to gain some knowledge on the basis etiquettes in order to show respect to the monastery, sangha members and lay practitioners.