principle for these four congregations is as follows :
Thus, the four Buddhist congregations are regarded as the pole which is the most important support for Buddhism. Buddhism can't stand without these four congregations. So we can see that Buddhism really depends on these four congregations which are based on each other. They work as a team and consist of mutual understanding. Only so Buddhism will prosper.
teaching should be applied in the family to let unity, harmony, care for each other
and the wish to do favors for all arise. If all have good manners as mentioned, they
all will happily live in this world, and thus the Buddha's teaching brings peace to the