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Seven types of lay followers

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seven types of lay followers:

    Promising to keep just one vow
    Promising to keep certain vows
    Promising to keep most of them
    Promising to keep all five
    Keeping all five and also promising to keep the pure conduct of avoiding sexual contact
    Keeping all five, pure conduct, and wearing robes with the promise to behave like a monk or a nun
    Lay follower of mere refuge. This person is unable to keep the vows but he promises to go for refuge to the triple gem until death.