The Painting of the “Scenes of the Hells” – Scene 3

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3. To Gain a Human Form by Observing the Five Precepts

Buddha said to be born into the human form is unbelievably rare and “the human form once lost is extremely hard to regain.” How can one attain the human form in the next life? The basic requirement is to observe the Five Precepts.

What are the Five Precepts?
1. No killing
2. No stealing
3. No sexual misconduct
4. No lying
5. No intoxicants