by I. B. Horner | 2014 | 66,469 words | ISBN-13: 9781921842160
The English translation of the Bhikkhuni-vibhanga: the second 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 acollection of rules for Buddhist nuns. The English translation of the Vinaya-pitaka (second part, bhikkhuni-vibhanga) contain...
Bi-Pc.50.1.1 BD.3.339 … at Sāvatthī in the Jeta Grove in Anāthapiṇḍika’s monastery. Now at that Vin.4.306 time the group of six nuns taught worldly knowledge. People … spread it about … Bi-Pc.44.1. Instead of learn read teach. … “… this rule of training:
“Whatever nun should teach worldly knowledge, there is an offence of expiation.”
Bi-Pc.50.2.1 Whatever means: … nun is to be understood in this case.
Worldly knowledge means: …
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