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DHAMMA KETANA

Vipassana Meditation Centre, Cheriyanad, Kerala, India

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Code of Conduct

I shall abstain from killing any being

Take only what is given to me and not take anything which belongs to others without permission.

I promise to treat other boys and girls as if they were my brothers or sisters or best friends. I promise not to indulge in any sexual activity.

I shall abstain from speaking lies, harsh words, backbiting, etc. which will harm others.
I promise to speak truthfully, kindly and gently, and not to tell lies or to say hurtful things to anybody or about anybody.

I shall abstain from taking any intoxicant.


Learning to practice Anapana meditation is very valuable because it helps you to become a better person. Practising Anapana meditation will help you to train your mind to become concentrated and calm. This will make your mind strong so that you will be able to avoid doing or saying things that are hurtful or harmful to yourself and to others. This strength of mind will help you to feel happier and more peaceful. Practising Anapana and learning to concentrate will help you to become the master of your mind.

To help you succeed in practising Anapana meditation it is important that you do your best to follow the instructions that you will be given during the course. In the same way that a house needs a good foundation to support it, so the practice of Anapana needs a good foundation. This good foundation for Anapana is built by following the Code of Conduct. It will help you to avoid performing actions that are harmful or hurtful to yourself and others.