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...
Prv.1.8 Indulging in sexual intercourse how many offences does one fall into? … Vin.5.48 … Indulging in sexual intercourse one falls into three offences. Of the four fallings away how many fallings away do these offences appertain to? Of the seven classes of offence in how many classes of offence are they comprised? Of the six origins of offences by how many origins do they originate? Of the four legal questions which legal question? Of the seven decidings by how many decidings are they stopped? Of the four fallings away these offences appertain to two fallings away: it may be that of falling away from moral habit, it may be that of falling away from good behaviour. Of the seven classes of offence they are comprised in three classes of offence: it may be in the class of offence involving Defeat, it may be in the class of offence that is a very grave one, it may be in the class of offence of wrong-doing. Of the six origins of offences they originate by one origin: they originate by body and by mind, not by speech. Of the four legal questions the legal question concerning offences. Of the seven decidings they are stopped by three deciding: it may be by a verdict in the presence of and by the carrying out on (his) acknowledgement, it may be by a verdict in the presence of and by a covering over (as) with grass
BD.6.73 Easing oneself or spitting in water out of disrespect, how many offences does he fall into? … into one offence: wrong-doing. Easing himself … he falls into this one offence. Of the four fallings away how many fallings away does this offence appertain to … as above; instead of do they originate read does it originate … by which deciding is it stopped? Of the four fallings away this offence appertains to one falling away: that from good behaviour. Of the seven classes of offence it is comprised under one class of offence: under the class of offence of wrong-doing. Of the six origins … as above … and by a covering over (as) with grass.
Concluded is the Eighth Chapter: that on Accumulation
These eight Chapters are written in a manner for repetition.
The laying-down-where, And how many, falling-away, and about comprising,
Origin, legal questions, decidings, and about accumulation.