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.