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 17

1. While he was undergoing that Mānatta he committed an offence—the first Saṃghādisesa which he for four days concealed.

He told, &c. . . . [all that had happened, from chapter 13 downwards].

They told this matter to the Blessed One.

'Let then the Saṃgha, O Bhikkhus, for that while (&c., as in the first paragraph) throw Udāyi the Bhikkhu back to the commencement (of the probationary term he had already undergone), and impose upon him an inclusive probation (for this and) for the first offence, and also a Mānatta of six days' duration.

'Now thus, O Bhikkhus, [here follow three kammavācās, one for the throwing back, one for the inclusive probation, and one for the new Mānatta, each of them on the same form as that given in chapter r.]'

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