Vinaya Pitaka (3): Khandhaka

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...

Fifty cases of aiming at schism

Kd.2.32.1 Kd.2.32.2 “This is a case, monks, … They know that there are other resident monks who have not arrived. Saying, ‘These are perishing, these are being destroyed, what good are these to you?’ they carry out the Observance and recite the Pātimokkha aiming at a schism, … as in Kd.2.29.2, Kd.2.29.3; instead of offence of wrong-doing read grave offence. Vin.1.132

Kd.2.32.3 Told are the Fifteen Cases on Aiming at a Schism

Told are the Seventy-five Cases.[1]

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Five times fifteen cases, in Kd.2.28Kd.2.32.