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 7

1. Whilst he was undergoing that probation, he committed an offence—the first, &c.—which he did not conceal.

He told the Bhikkhus, saying, 'I committed, &c. . . . I asked the Saṃgha, &c. . . . The Saṃgha imposed upon me a probation of two—three—four—five days. Whilst I was undergoing that probation, I committed, &c. . . .' They told that matter to the Blessed One.

'Let then the Saṃgha, O Bhikkhus, throw back Udāyi the Bhikkhu to the commencement (of his probationary course).'

2, 3. [Here follows the kammavācā as in chapter 1, with the necessary alterations.]

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