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...

1.10. Monks’ Analysis: on How Many Offences?

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Monks’ Pārājika 1

Prv.1.10:Bu-Pj.1 Because of indulging in sexual intercourse how many offences Vin.5.51 does one fall into? Because of indulging in sexual intercourse one falls into four offences. If one indulges in sexual intercourse with a body that is not decayed …[1] … offence of wrong-doing; in an application of lac there is an offence of Expiation.[2] Because of indulging in sexual intercourse one falls into these four offences.

Monks’ Pārājika 2

Prv.1.10:Bu-Pj.2 Because of taking what has not been given … one falls into three offences[3] … of wrong-doing. Because of taking what has not been given one falls into these three offences.

Monks’ Pārājika 3

Prv.1.10:Bu-Pj.3 Because of intentionally depriving a human being of life … one falls into three offences … involving Defeat. Because of intentionally depriving a human being of life one falls into these three offences.

Monks’ Pārājika 4

Prv.1.10:Bu-Pj.4 Because of laying claim (for oneself) to a non-existent, non-actual state of further-men … one falls into three offences … of wrong-doing. Because of laying claim … one falls into these three offences.

Footnotes and references:

1.

See Vin.5.33 where, however, one is said to fall into three offences.

2.

This is Nuns’ Bi-Pc.4.

3.

See Vin.5.33; and likewise for the following paragraphs.