Vinaya Pitaka (4): Parivara

by I. B. Horner | 2014 | 150,781 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 analyses the rules from various points of view. The English translation of the Vinaya-pitaka (fourth part, parivara) contains many Pali original words, but transliterated using a system similar...

1.3. Monks’ Analysis: on Falling Away

Prv.1.3 Of the four fallings away[1] how many fallings away do the offences for one indulging in sexual intercourse appertain to? BD.6.71 Of the four fallings away the offences for indulging in sexual intercourse appertain to two fallings away: there may be falling away from moral habit; there may be falling away from good behaviour …

Of the four fallings away how many fallings away does the offence of easing oneself or spitting in water out of disrespect appertain to? Of the four fallings away the offence of easing oneself or spitting in water out of disrespect appertains to one falling away: the falling away from good behaviour.

Concluded is the Third Chapter: that on Falling Away

Footnotes and references:

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On vipatti, falling away, see above, BD.6.2, n.3.