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...

2.16. Nuns’ Analysis: on Accumulation

Prv.2.16 Because of consenting to physical contact how many offences does she fall into? Because of consenting to physical contact she falls into five offences. If a nun, filled with desire … BD.6.122 see Prv.2.10:Bi-Pj.5 … In tickling with the fingers there is an offence of Expiation. Because of consenting to physical contact she falls into these five offences. Of the four fallings away how many failings away do these offences appertain to? … See Prv.1.8 … 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 five classes of offence; it may be in the class of offence involving Defeat, it may be in the class of offence requiring a Formal Meeting of the Order, it may be in the class of offence that is a very grave one, it may be in the class of offence of Expiation, it may be in the class of offence of wrong-doing. Of the six origins of offences they originate by one origin … see Prv.1.8 … and by a covering over (as) with grass. Because of partaking of curds, having had them asked for, how many offences does she fall into? … she falls into two offences … and a covering over (as) with grass.

Concluded is the Eighth Chapter: on Accumulation

Concluded are the sixteen Great Synopses in the Nuns’ Analysis