Vinaya (3): The Cullavagga

by T. W. Rhys Davids | 1881 | 137,074 words

The Cullavagga (part of the Vinaya collection) includes accounts of the First and Second Buddhist Councils as well as the establishment of the community of Buddhist nuns. The Cullavagga also elaborates on the etiquette and duties of Bhikkhus....

Cullavagga, Khandaka 2, Chapter 4

1. Now at that time Bhikkhus, who had rendered themselves liable to be thrown back to the commencement (of their probationary course)[1], used to accept reverence [&c., as before in chapter 1, reading throughout 'Bhikkhus liable to be thrown back to the beginning of their probationary course' for 'Bhikkhus who had been placed on probation[2];' and omitting in chapter 2 the announcements referred to there in our note].

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This is fully explained in the next Khandhaka.


In the text alter the words 'Instead of saṃghena parivāso dinno hoti read saṃghena mūlāya paṭikassanāraho kato hoti' into 'Instead of parivāsikā bhikkhū read mūlāya paṭikassanārahā bhikkhū.'

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