One-day vows

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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

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