Here is a small collection of information to help guide the process of inquirying into the precepts and sewing a rakusu.
Here are three books recommended for study. All these books are in print.
Jack Duffy Roshi recommends investigating each precept from three perspectives.
"I think it is essential to make separate and then enjoin the Hinayana (utterly relative: cause and effect), the Mahayana (compassion) and the Essential (absolute) when working with these precepts. Gives them, and you, a full and enlivened body!"
Audio Dharma Talks
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Rakusu PatternsThree Treasures Pattern
Instructional GuidesTree Leaf Instuctional Guide
Rakusu RingsSource for Rakusu Rings
Sewing video with Blanche HartmanThanks to Sweeping Zen for the tip.