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...

Six on taking

Kd.7.5.1A monk, after kaṭhina-cloth has been made, taking with him a robe that is imperfectly executed, goes away. When he has gone outside the boundary it occurs to him: “I will get this robe-material made up here, I will not come back”, and he gets that robe-material made up. That monk’s kaṭhina (privileges) are removed because of (his robe) being settled … = Kd.7.3; read taking with him a robe that is imperfectly executed instead of taking with him a robeBD.4.361 That monk’s kaṭhina (privileges) are removed together with (those of the other) monks.[1]

The six cases on Taking with him

Footnotes and references:

1.

Again the first case is omitted. If there is, on the monk’s part, no going away with a robe ready to wear, there is no ground for removing the kaṭhina privileges depending on “going away”. These can only be removed if the monk has gone away taking, or taking with him, a robe that is (already) made up, ready to wear.