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...

1.11. Monks’ Analysis: on Falling Away

Prv.1.11 Because of indulging in sexual intercourse, of the four fallings away how many fallings do the offences appertain to? Because of … appertain to two fallings away … there may be falling away from moral habit; there may be falling away from good behavior …

Because of, out of disrespect … spitting in water, of the four fallings away how many fallings away does the offence appertain to? … of one falling away: falling away from good behaviour.

Concluded is the Third Chapter: that on Falling Away