CONTENTS:- 1. Ten Paramitas 2. Five Principles of Peaceful Coexistence 3. Noble Eightfold Path 4. Bhikkhuni Ptimokkha 5. The Bhikkhus Rules 6. Patimokkha 7. The PAtimokkha Rules 8. Kamma or the Law of Moral Causation 9. the Minor Disciplinary Proceedings 10. The Natural Laws 11. The Path of Dharmma 12. Twelve Principles of Buddhism 13. Buddhism and the Practice of Law
Drawing on the expertise of scholars in Buddhist Studies and in law to trace the legal aspects of religion from the time of the Buddha to the present, the volume delves into the Buddhist law of karma or law of cause and effect, its perception of positive and negative words and actions, the Eightfold path in Buddhism, roles of the Bhikkhus, the Patimokkha rules, minor disciplinary proceedings and the path of dhamma. It provides a list of twelve principles of Buddhism with some details. It is concerned with how to practise Buddhism and its concepts. Quoting from Buddhist works, it explains Buddhist philosophy by citing some Buddhist stories and tales as well. It is meant for students and teachers in Buddhist studies, law and religion.