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 3, Chapter 2
1. When he had done the Mānatta he told the Bhikkhus, saying, 'Friends, I committed an offence—the first Saṃghādisesa offence—which I had not concealed. And I asked the Saṃgha for a Mānatta of six days' duration for that offence—the first Saṃghādisesa offence—which I had not concealed. The Saṃgha imposed upon me a Mānatta (&c., as before, down to) not concealed. Now I have accomplished that Mānatta. What now shall I do?'
They told this thing to the Blessed One.
'Then, O Bhikkhus, let the Saṃgha rehabilitate Udāyi the Bhikkhu.
2. 'Now thus, O Bhikkhus, ought he to be rehabilitated.
'Udāyi the Bhikkhu ought to go up (&c., as in chapter 1, § 2, down to) he ought to say as follows:
'"I committed, venerable Sirs, an offence—the first Saṃghādisesa offence—which I did not conceal. I asked the Saṃgha (to impose upon me) a Mānatta of six days' duration for that offence—the first Saṃghādisesa offence—which I had not concealed. The Saṃgha imposed upon me a Mānatta of . . . . for . . . . not concealed. I, having accomplished that Mānatta, ask the Saṃgha for rehabilitation."'
[This speech is repeated three times.]
3. 'Then some discreet and able Bhikkhu [&c., as before in chapter 1, § 2, the rest of the kammavācā bearing the same relation to the petition as it does there].'