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The Bhikkhus' Rules: A Guide for Laypeople, compiled and explained by Bhikkhu Ariyesako (1999; 115pp./345KB)
A very readable summary of the Vinaya rules for bhikkhus (monks), aimed at giving laypeople a better understanding of the monks' way of life. Included are questions-and-answers concerning the proper etiquette when in the company of monks (bowing, offering food and other requisites, etc.), examples of the particular customs and rules of etiquette that apply at specific Theravada monasteries, and a wealth of other valuable information.