Vinaya Pitaka (1): Bhikkhu-vibhanga (the analysis of Monks’ rules)

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...

Monks’ Training (Sekhiya) 62

Bu-Sk.62.1.1 BD.3.144 … in Anāthapiṇḍika’s monastery … see Bu-Sk.61. Instead of wearing shoes read wearing sandals[1]

‘I will not teach dhamma to (someone) wearing sandals (and) who is not ill,’ is a training to be observed.”

Footnotes and references:


upāhana. Regulations for monks wearing these given at Vin.1.185ff.; at Vin.2.207f. it is said that in-coming monks should take off their sandals on entering a monastery—as a sign of respect.

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