One-day vows

A set of eight vows taken by householders and laypersons to abstain for a day from taking a life, taking what was not given, indulging in any type of sexual activity, lie, take intoxicants, eat after noon, adorn their bodies (with jewellery or make-up) or sleep on high beds.

Tibetan: བསྙེན་གནས་སྡོམ་པ། bsnyen-gnas sdom-pa

Sanskrit: upavāsasaṃvara

Synonyms: One-day precepts

Other languages

Deutsch: Eintägige Gelübde