by I. B. Horner | 2014 | 386,194 words | ISBN-13: 9781921842160
The English translation of the Khandhaka: the second book of the Pali Vinaya Pitaka, one of the three major ‘baskets’ of Therevada canonical literature. It is a collection of various narratives. The English translation of the Vinaya-pitaka (third part, khandhaka) contains many Pali original words, but transliterated using a system similar to the I...
Kd.1.60.1 Now at that time Kaṇḍaka, a novice of the venerable Upananda, the son of the Sakyans, seduced the nun Kaṇḍakā. BD.4.108 Monks … spread it about, saying: “How can this novice indulge in a bad habit like this?” They told this matter to the Lord. He said:
“I allow you, monks, to expel a novice who is possessed of ten qualities:
“I allow you, monks, to expel a novice who is possessed of these ten qualities.
“I allow you, monks, to expel a novice who is possessed of these ten qualities.”
Footnotes and references:
Vin-a.1015 explains that “one who is unchaste” may be ordained if he is willing to restrain himself in the future, but a seducer of nuns cannot even go forth. Cf. Vinaya Texts i.215, n.1. At AN.v.70, AN.v.71 among ten specified occasions where the Pātimokkha may be suspended are included the presence of a seducer of nuns, and the presence of a eunuch (see next paragraph below).