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...

On an act of banishment

Kd.9.7.7 “This is a case, monks, where a monk is one who brings families into disrepute and is of depraved conduct.[1] It then occurs to monks: ‘This monk, your reverences, … is of BD.4.474 depraved conduct. Come, let us carry out a (formal) act of banishment against him’; and they carry out a (formal) act of banishment against him, not by rule, in an incomplete assembly … as in Kd.9.7.6 … by what has the appearance of rule, in a complete assembly. The cycle should be worked out.

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As in Bu-Ss.13, and see below, Kd.9.7.18.