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...

2.7. Nuns’ Analysis: on Legal Questions

Prv.2.7 Of the seven (ways for) the deciding (of a legal question) by how many decidings are the offences for a nun who, filled with desire … stopped? … They are stopped by three deciding: it may be by a verdict in the presence of and by the carrying out on (her) acknowledgement; it may be by a verdict in the presence of and by a covering over (as) with grass … Vin.5.81 … the offences of partaking of curds, having had them asked for … are stopped by three deciding: … and by a covering over (as) with grass.

Concluded is the Seventh Chapter: on Deciding