The Bhikkhus Rules
A Guide for Laypeople
Bowls And Other Requisites
Carrying wool that has not been made into cloth or yarn for more than three leagues is a nissaggiya paacittiya offence.
Keeping an alms bowl for more than ten days without determining it for use or placing it under dual ownership is a nissaggiya paacittiya offence.
Acquiring a needle box made of ivory, bone or horn after making it — or having it made — for ones own use is a paacittiya offence requiring that one break the box before confessing the offence.
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