The Five Guidelines

  • 1. Refrain from harming any living being*.
  • 2. Refrain from speaking what is not true.
  • 3. Refrain from taking what is not belonging to oneself.
  • 4. Refrain from sexual misconduct.
  • 5. Refrain from using intoxicants**.

* This guideline requires strict adherence to a vegan diet. No meat, dairy, fish, poultry, eggs (fertilized or unfertilized, in cakes, cookies, ice cream, etc.) or any form of animal derived product.

** This includes avoiding all poisons of any kind, such as alcohol, drugs, tobacco, gambling, pornography and excessively violent films, literature or video games.