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Five ascetic practices

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five ascetic practices
五法 (Jpn go-ho )

    Five rules of conduct for monks referred to in The Fourfold Rules of Discipline and The Great Commentary on the Abhidharma. They are

(1) to wear clothing of patched rags,
(2) to subsist only on alms,
(3) to eat only one meal a day,
(4) to remain always outdoors, and
(5) to refrain from eating sweet, sour, bitter, spicy, or salty food.

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