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These precepts are the moral culture of humanity, they are not exclusive for Buddhist monks/nuns, they are the common assets of all mankind. It is because they are the moral foundation which is based on causality law, having human beings as its core, and helping people to live without creating sufferings for themselves, for others and for all living beings. So as a human being, one should study, gain knowledge, train oneself and accordingly become a worthy human being, a disciple of the Buddha, and later on will deserve to hold the torch of the right method of Buddhism spreading the light to others. In case of not being able to keep these ten precepts of Holy virtues and conducts, please kindly do not leave home to enter monkhood, do not follow Buddhism...
The Fourth Truth has been lectured and explained by scholars in the past and at present, however, in a false way and such falseness is so much that it has made this Truth deviate from its true meaning. As a result, readers and listeners think that it is a method for practice without knowing that it is the name of classes. It is probably because those scholars did not comprehend the meaning of this Truth and thus their teachings has turned this truth into a practicing method as above mentioned. They have turned this truth into untruth. They’ve had no idea that the first discourse of the Buddha is about the four truths of all mankind rather than a practicing method. They have been so wrong to consider the name of classes as a lesson.
Before listening to the teachings of the religion that you consider to follow, you should find a Master, not one with a Master’s degree but one who has been following strict moral principles and never violated even a minimal precept throughout his entire religious life. Such a Master is the fully awakened one who will be able to guide your Buddhism study in a correct way. And once the religion that you select is in accordance with your heartfelt wishes, it shall bring practical benefits to you in your life journey to your true religion.