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  2. Introduction • Buddhist view on cohabitation is far from western world believes. • Buddhists have varying beliefs to the concept. • In Western world, children live apart from their parents at the age of eighteen. • They are expected to stand on their own feet and face challenges. http://www.premiumessays.net/

  3. Burmese lifestyle • Here things are completely different. • Children stay close to their parents. • One family had close to 4 or 5 members. • They don’t encourage sexual knowledge before marriage . • They place high value in virginity. • Hardly do they make love before they are  married. http://www.premiumessays.net /

  4. Buddhism and Cohabitation • Buddhism scripture mentions cohabitation as a serious act. • Any women who are guided by brothers, parents or relatives etc should be respected and avoided. • Getting involved with them is committing adultery or sexual violation. • Not all Buddhists hold the same view. http://www.premiumessays.net/

  5. Buddhism Different Views • Some believe formal Buddhist marriage institution has no scriptural authority. • There are many Buddhist priests who are licensed to perform civil ceremonies. • Couple s can choose can have their union blessed by a priest. • He acts as the adjunct of the marriage service they choice. • The ceremony then becomes the declaration of intent. http://www.premiumessays.net/

  6. The third of the 5 Percepts • It says ‘Kamesumicchacaraveramanisikkhapadamsamadiyami’ • It means to undertake the course of training in refraining from wrong-doing in respect of sensuality. • It is an ethical approach and one that is upheld by the Buddhists. • Some Buddhist sects that practice or teach in a monastic environment . • they don’t allow any kind of marriage type to be formed. http://www.premiumessays.net/

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