by I. B. Horner | 2014 | 345,334 words | ISBN-13: 9781921842160
The English translation of the Bhikkhu-vibhanga: the first part of the Suttavibhanga, which itself is the first book of the Pali Vinaya Pitaka, one of the three major ‘baskets’ of Therevada canonical literature. It is a collection of rules for Buddhist monks. The English translation of the Vinaya-pitaka (first part, bhikkhu-vibhanga) contains many...
“‘I will not teach dhamma to (someone) who has a weapon in his hand (and) who is not ill,’ is a training to be observed.”
Weapon means: a long-bow, a cross-bow. Dhamma should not be taught to (someone) who has a weapon in his hand (and) who is not ill … if he is the first wrong-doer.
The Sixth Division: that on hissing