The Supreme Buddha understood that virtue, or sīla in Pali language, is an essential part of the path. By keeping the five precepts as a foundation, we are able to develop all the wholesome qualities necessary on the path.
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Because of good actions he had done in the past, the Supreme Buddha had special marks on his body and special qualities related to those marks. In this sutta we learn the exact actions he did to earn each mark.