I’m taking the Triratna Dharma Training Course for Mitras, a good way to learn more about Buddhism, especially a western variant. We meet online for an hour and a half once a week and study from the course text”book”.
One of the suggestions says: “As practising Buddhists we need to know the basic formulations off [British based group ;>] by heart – the precepts, the hindrances, the levels of Going for Refuge, the levels of wisdom, and so on. When we know these things
off by heart they become a part of our thinking, and part of the way we live in the world”
– Triratna Dharma Training Course for Mitras Foundation Year – Part 1: The Three Jewels Week 1: Dharma Study as a Spiritual Practice Page 3

Well, that’s a work in progress for me so far but I found a very comprehensive list at
http://www.insightmeditationcenter.org/books-articles/dhamma-lists/ and I’ll let you go there rather than repeat it here. Another handy item on the web is Buddhist Cheat sheet .

I wholeheartedly agree with the sentiment and I do have the Treeleaf Precepts memorized from when I took Jukai. They go like this:

The Three Pure & Universal Precepts
No.1: To seek as you can, in this body and life, to avoid doing harm
No.2: To seek as you can, in this body and life, to live in a healthful and helping way, doing good
No.3: To seek as you can, in this body and life, to live for the benefit of all Sentient Beings

The Ten Fundamental Precepts
I. To seek as you can, in this body and life, to refrain from the killing of life
II. To seek as you can, in this body and life, to live in generosity and refrain from taking that which is not given
III. To seek as you can, in this body and life, to refrain from misusing sexuality and all desire
IV. To seek as you can, in this body and life, to refrain from false and malicious speech
V. To seek as you can, in this body and life, to refrain from intoxication in its many forms
VI. To seek as you can, in this body and life, to refrain from unconstructively criticizing the errors and faults of others
VII. To seek as you can, in this body and life, to refrain from praising oneself and judging others
VIII. To seek as you can, in this body and life, to refrain from stinginess in bestowing the Buddhist Teachings and all precious things
IX. To seek as you can, in this body and life, to refrain from all anger
X. To seek as you can, in this body and life, to refrain from disparaging the Three Treasures, Buddha, Dharma, Sangha

Positive Precepts
Triratna includes a nice variant of the precepts which are usually presented in a negative form and puts them in a positive form like this:
With deeds of loving kindness, I purify my body.
With open-handed generosity, I purify my body.
With stillness, simplicity, and contentment, I purify my body.
With truthful communication, I purify my speech.
With mindfulness clear and radiant, I purify my mind.

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