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 18

1. When he had accomplished that Mānatta, and while he was worthy to be rehabilitated, he committed an offence—the first Saṃghādisesa—which for five days he concealed.

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

They told this matter to the Blessed One.

Let then the Saṃgha, O Bhikkhus, for that when he had (&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 a Mānatta of six days' duration.

'Now thus, &c. . . . [Here follow three kammavācās as in chapter 17.]'

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