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 Buddhist view of marriage -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
While Buddhist practice varies considerably among its various schools, (The state of being a married couple voluntarily joined for life (or until divorce)) Marriage is one of the few concepts specifically mentioned in the context of (additional info and facts about Sila) Sila (Buddhist behavior discipline).
One of the five precepts that even lay practitioners are expected to follow to the best of their abilities - specifically the third - is a promise to abstain from (additional info and facts about sexual misconduct) sexual misconduct.
One of those is that (Extramarital sex that willfully and maliciously interferes with marriage relations) adultery (as opposed to polygamic marriages or (Two people of the same sex who live together as a family) same-sex marriages) is considered wrong.
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 ipedia.com: Religious aspects of marriage Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
In the Catholic Church, marriage is one of the seven sacraments.
In the Eastern Orthodox church, it is one of the Mysteries, and is seen as an ordination and a martyrdom.
By contrast, Buddhism does not encourage or discourage marriage, although it does teach how one might live a happily married life and emphasizes that married vows are not to be taken slightly (see separate article for details).
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 Buddhist teaching - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Buddhist teaching
The canon of the Buddha's teachings or dharma, established at group councils of thousands of Buddhist monks.
The first council was held within months of the Buddha's death in 483
This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
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Enjoyment of the mythic marriage and the image leads to a greater understanding of Kashmir Shaivism, and the epistemology of this philosophical system in turn leads the aesthete to a greater celebration of the arts inspired by this mythic event.
Sub title: A Study and Translation of Asokavadana This is the first English translation of the Asvokavadana text, the Sanskrit version of the legend of King Asoka, first written in the second century A.D., Emporer of India during the third century B.C. and one of the most important rulers in the history of Buddhism.
The author contrasts the text with the Pali traditions about King Asoka and discusses the Buddhist view of kingship, the relationship of the state and the Buddhist...
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