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 5, Chapter 36

Now at that time the Chabbaggiya Bhikkhus followed evil practices such as these—they used to plant [&c., word for word as in the long list at I, 13, I, 2, down to the end].

They told this matter to the Blessed One.

'You are not, O Bhikkhus, to follow manifold evil practices. Whosoever does so, shall be dealt with according to the law.'

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