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...

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ekuttaraka, gradation, succession, progression of topics arranged in categories of things that are one to things that partake of eleven. Called at Uttaravinicchaya p.266, Ekuttaranaya, and arranged on the same plan, but in less detail than in Parivāra, and sometimes differing. The whole of the Aṅguttara-nikāya, sometimes called the Ekuttarika-nikāya, is arranged on this same plan also. Though the items in this First Chapter can each be regarded as “one”, several are in fact arranged by dyads.