Morning Routine

you can download this (including explanation) here The Morning Refuges, Precepts and Dhammapada verses I go to the Buddha as a refuge I go to the Dhamma as a refuge I go to the Sangha as a refuge For the second time, I go to the Buddha as a refuge For the second time, I go to the Dhamma as a refuge For the second time, I go to the Sangha as a refuge For the third time, I go to the Buddha as a refuge For the third time, I go to the Dhamma as a refuge For the third time, I go to the Sangha as a refuge.
    Taking My Daily Five (plus a bonus) Precepts
    1. I undertake the practice to refrain from intentionally harming other beings.
    2. I undertake the practice to refrain from intentionally taking what is not given.
    3. I undertake the practice to refrain from sexual misconduct.
    4. I undertake the practice to refrain from telling false speech.
    5. I undertake the practice to refrain from taking from mind altering substances.
    6. I undertake the practice to be loving and kind to myself and all beings.
    Sadhu! Sadhu! Sadhu! Alternatively you can take the Eight Virtues
    1. I undertake the practice to refrain from intentionally harming other beings.
    2. I undertake the practice to refrain from intentionally taking what is not given.
    3. I undertake the practice to refrain from sexual misconduct.
    4. I undertake the practice to refrain from false speech.
    5. I undertake the practice to refrain from taking from mind altering substances.
    6. I undertake the practice to refrain from eating at improper times.
    7. I undertake the practice to refrain from dancing, singing, listening to music, seeing entertainment shows, wearing necklaces, perfumes and beautifying the body with cosmetics.
    8. I undertake the practice to refrain from high and luxurious beds and seats.
    Sayings from the Dhammapada
  1. Mine proceeds of things are governed by the mind created by the mind. If with an unwholesome mind a person speaks, or act trouble follows along as the wheel dragged by the foot.
  2. Mine proceeds of things all are governed by the mind created by the mind if with a wholesome mind the person speaks or acts then happiness follows along like one’s own shadow.
  3. Nevers anger appeased by anger. Only by non-anger it is appeased, this is an eternal law.
  4. Abandoning what is unwholesome, cultivating what is wholesome and elevating one’s mind. This is the Buddha teaching.
  5. Patience and acceptance are the highest sacrifice Nibbana is highest say the Buddha’s. One is no spiritual person who strikes. Another one is no monk who oppresses others.
  6. Not looking to blame looking to hurt self-mastery by the guidelines of virtue. Knowing the right amount of food, living alone in a secluded place, and being devoted to the higher mind. This is the teaching of the Buddha.
  7. Surely, we are living in bliss. We have nothing. theatres on joy we shall be like the Devas of streaming radiant.
  8. The person who lives in boundless love, who is confident, and the Buddha’s teaching accomplish, one walks at peace. experiencing the happiness stilling the tension.