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 5

1. When he had accomplished the Mānatta he told the Bhikkhus, saying, 'I committed (&c., as 4. 1, down to) for one day concealed. I asked, &c. . . . The Saṃgha imposed a probation, &c. . . . When I passed through that probation the Saṃgha imposed a Mānatta of &c. . . . for &c. . . . I have accomplished that Mānatta. What now shall I do?'

They told that matter to the Blessed One.

'Let then the Saṃgha, O Bhikkhus, rehabilitate Udāyi the Bhikkhu.'

2, 3. [Here follows the kammavācā as in chapter 2, §§ 2, 3, to the end.]

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