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...

Four hundred on concurrent probation and beginning

Kd.13.31.1 “This is a case, monks, where a monk, while doing probation, having fallen into several offences entailing a formal meeting of the Order, leaves the Order not having concealed them. On being ordained again, he does not conceal these offences. That monk should be sent back to the beginning.

“This is a case, monks … not having concealed them. On being ordained again, he conceals these offences. That monk should be sent back to the beginning and concurrent probation should be granted him on account on the earlier offences among the offences thus concealed.

“This is a case, monks … having concealed them. On being ordained again, he does not conceal these offences. That monk should be sent back to the beginning … thus concealed.

“This is a case, monks, … having concealed them. On being ordained again, he conceals these offences. That monk should be sent back to the beginning … thus concealed.

Kd.13.31.2 “This is a case, monks, where a monk, while doing probation, falls into several offences entailing a formal meeting of the Order. His Vin.2.66 offences are both concealed and not concealed. Having left the Order, he, on being ordained again, does not afterwards conceal those offences which formerly he concealed, does not afterwards conceal those offences which formerly he did not conceal. That monk should be sent back to the beginning and concurrent probation should be granted him on account of the earlier offences of the offences thus concealed.

“This is a case, monks … His offences are both concealed and not concealed. Having left the Order, he, on being ordained again, does not afterwards conceal those offences which formerly be concealed, afterwards conceals those offences which formerly he did not conceal. That monk should be sent back to the beginning … thus concealed.

“This is a case, monks, … on being ordained again, afterwards conceals those offences which formerly he concealed, afterwards does not conceal those offences which formerly he BD.5.87 did not conceal. That monk should be sent back to the beginning … thus concealed.

“This is a case, monks, … on being ordained again, afterwards conceals those offences which formerly he concealed, afterwards conceals those offences which formerly he did not conceal. That monk should be sent back to the beginning … thus concealed.

Kd.13.31.3 “This is a case, monks, where a monk, while doing probation, falls into several offences entailing a formal meeting of the Order. He knows some are offences, he does not know that others are offences … = Kd.13.29.3, Kd.13.29.4, Kd.13.30. The penalty is always the same: that monk should be sent back to the beginning and concurrent probation granted him on account of the earlier offences of the offences thus concealed.

Kd.13.32.1 “This is a case, monks, where a monk deserving mānatta (discipline) … undergoing mānatta (discipline) … deserving rehabilitation, having meantime fallen into several offences entailing a formal meeting of the Order, leaves the Order, not having concealed them … The one deserving mānatta (discipline) and the one undergoing mānatta (discipline) and the one deserving rehabilitation should be explained in detail similarly to the one doing probation.[1]

“This is a case, monks, where a monk deserving rehabilitation, having meantime fallen into several offences entailing a formal meeting of the Order, and not having concealed them, becomes a novice … becomes mad … becomes unhinged in mind …becomes afflicted by pain. His offences are both concealed and not concealed … = Kd.13.30 … he afterwards conceals, being in no doubt. That monk should be sent back to the beginning Vin.2.67 and concurrent probation granted him on account of the earlier offences of the offences thus concealed.

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