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...

Monks’ Analysis: on How Many Offences? (Nissaggiya Pācittiya)

Division 1: on kaṭhina cloth

Monks’ Nissaggiya Pācittiya 1

Prv.1.2:Bu-NP.1 Exceeding the ten-day (period for wearing) an extra robe he falls into one offence: Expiation involving forfeiture.[1]

Monks’ Nissaggiya Pācittiya 2

Prv.1.2:Bu-NP.2 Being separated from the three robes for one night he falls into one offence: Expiation involving forfeiture.[2]

Monks’ Nissaggiya Pācittiya 3

Prv.1.2:Bu-NP.3 Exceeding (the period of) a month, having accepted robe-material not at the right time, he falls into one offence …[3]

Monks’ Nissaggiya Pācittiya 4

Prv.1.2:Bu-NP.4 Having a soiled robe washed by a nun who is not a relation he falls into two offences: if he has it washed there is an offence of wrong-doing in the action; when he has had it washed there is an offence of Expiation involving forfeiture.[4]

Monks’ Nissaggiya Pācittiya 5

Prv.1.2:Bu-NP.5 Accepting a robe from the hand of a nun who is not a relation he falls into two offences: if he takes it there is an offence of BD.6.53 wrong-doing in the action[5]; when he has taken it there is an offence of Expiation involving forfeiture.[6]

Monks’ Nissaggiya Pācittiya 6

Prv.1.2:Bu-NP.6 Asking a man or woman householder who is not a relation for a robe he falls into two offences; if he asks there is an offence of wrong-doing in the action[7]; when he has asked … Expiation involving forfeiture.[8]

Monks’ Nissaggiya Pācittiya 7

Prv.1.2:Bu-NP.7 Asking a man or woman householder who is not a relation for more robe-material than that (which they had invited him to accept) … see Prv.1.2:Bu-NP.6.

Monks’ Nissaggiya Pācittiya 8

Prv.1.2:Bu-NP.8 Approaching a householder who is not a relation before being invited to do so and putting forward a consideration in regard to robe-material he falls into two offences: if he puts forward a consideration there is an offence of wrong-doing in the action[9]; when he has put forward the consideration … Expiation involving forfeiture.

Monks’ Nissaggiya Pācittiya 9

Prv.1.2:Bu-NP.9 Approaching householders who are not relations … see Prv.1.2:Bu-NP.8.

Monks’ Nissaggiya Pācittiya 10

Prv.1.2:Bu-NP.10 Succeeding in obtaining a robe by stating more than three times, by standing more than six times, he falls into two offences: if he succeeds in obtaining it there is an offence of wrong-doing in the action; when he has succeeded … Expiation involving forfeiture.[10]

The First Division: that on Kaṭhina-cloth

Division 2: on silk

Monks’ Nissaggiya Pācittiya 11

Prv.1.2:Bu-NP.11 Having a rug made mixed with silk he falls into two offences: as he has it made there is an offence of wrong-doing in (each) operation; when he has had it made there is an offence of Expiation involving forfeiture.[11]

Monks’ Nissaggiya Pācittiya 12

Prv.1.2:Bu-NP.12 Having a rug made of pure black sheep’s wool …[12] see Prv.1.2:Bu-NP.11.

Monks’ Nissaggiya Pācittiya 13

Prv.1.2:Bu-NP.13 Vin.5.36 Having a new rug made without taking a portion of white (wools) and a portion of reddish-brown colours, he falls into two offences …[13]

Monks’ Nissaggiya Pācittiya 14

Prv.1.2:Bu-NP.14 Having a rug made every year …[14]

Monks’ Nissaggiya Pācittiya 15

Prv.1.2:Bu-NP.15 Having a new rug to sit on made without taking a piece the breadth of the accepted span from all round an old rug …[15]

Monks’ Nissaggiya Pācittiya 16

Prv.1.2:Bu-NP.16 BD.6.54 Accepting sheep’s wool and exceeding the three yojanas he falls into two offences: if he makes the first foot go beyond the three yojanas there is an offence of wrong-doing; if he makes the second foot go beyond there is an offence of Expiation involving forfeiture.[16]

Monks’ Nissaggiya Pācittiya 17

Prv.1.2:Bu-NP.17 Having sheep’s wool washed by a nun who is not a relation … see Prv.1.2:Bu-NP.4.

Monks’ Nissaggiya Pācittiya 18

Prv.1.2:Bu-NP.18 Accepting gold and silver he falls into two offences: if he takes it there is an offence of wrong-doing in the action;[17] when he has taken it there is an offence of Expiation involving forfeiture.

Monks’ Nissaggiya Pācittiya 19

Prv.1.2:Bu-NP.19 Engaging in various transactions in which gold and silver are used … two offences: if he engages there is an offence of wrong-doing in the action;[18] when he has engaged … Expiation involving forfeiture.

Monks’ Nissaggiya Pācittiya 20

Prv.1.2:Bu-NP.20 Engaging in various transactions in which there is bartering[19]see Prv.1.2:Bu-NP.19.

The Second Division: that on Silk

Division 3: on a bowl

Monks’ Nissaggiya Pācittiya 21

Prv.1.2:Bu-NP.21 Exceeding the ten days (for keeping) an extra bowl he falls into one offence; Expiation involving forfeiture.

Monks’ Nissaggiya Pācittiya 22

Prv.1.2:Bu-NP.22 Getting another new bowl in exchange for a bowl that has been mended in less than five places he falls into two offences: if he gets in exchange there is an offence of wrong-doing in (each) action[20]; when he has got it in exchange there is an offence of Expiation involving forfeiture.

Monks’ Nissaggiya Pācittiya 23

Prv.1.2:Bu-NP.23 Having accepted medicines, (then) exceeding the seven days (for which they may be stored) he falls into one offence: Expiation involving forfeiture.

Monks’ Nissaggiya Pācittiya 24

Prv.1.2:Bu-NP.24 Looking about for robe-material as a cloth for the rains while more than a month of the hot weather remains he falls into BD.6.55 two offences: if he looks about there is an offence of wrong-doing in (each) action; when he has looked about there is an offence of Expiation involving forfeiture.

Monks’ Nissaggiya Pācittiya 25

Prv.1.2:Bu-NP.25 Having himself given robe-material to a monk, (then) angry and displeased, tearing it away he falls into two offences: if he tears it away there is an offence of wrong-doing in (each) action;[21] when he has torn it away there is an offence of expiation involving forfeiture.

Monks’ Nissaggiya Pācittiya 26

Prv.1.2:Bu-NP.26 Himself asking for yarn, (then) having robe-material woven by weavers he falls into two offences: if he has it woven there is an offence of wrong-doing in (each) action; when it is woven there is an offence of Expiation involving forfeiture.[22]

Monks’ Nissaggiya Pācittiya 27

Prv.1.2:Bu-NP.27 Before being invited by a householder who is not a relation, approaching weavers and putting forward a consideration in regard to robe-material he falls into two offences: if he puts forward a consideration there is an offence of wrong-doing in (each) action; when he has put forward the consideration there is an offence of Expiation involving forfeiture.[23]

Monks’ Nissaggiya Pācittiya 28

Prv.1.2:Bu-NP.28 Vin.5.37 Having accepted a special robe, (then) exceeding the robe-season he falls into one offence: Expiation involving forfeiture.

Monks’ Nissaggiya Pācittiya 29

Prv.1.2:Bu-NP.29 Having laid aside any one of his three robes in a house, (then) being separated from it for more than six nights he falls into one offence: Expiation involving forfeiture.

Monks’ Nissaggiya Pācittiya 30

Prv.1.2:Bu-NP.30 Knowingly appropriating to himself an apportioned benefit belonging to the Order he falls into two offences: if he appropriates it there is an offence of wrong-doing in (the) action; when he has appropriated it there is an offence of Expiation involving forfeiture.[24]

The Third Division: that on a Bowl

Concluded are the thirty offences of Expiation involving Forfeiture

Footnotes and references:

4.

Neither clause at Vin.3.206f. is stated precisely as above.

6.

These and several following clauses do not repeat Vin.3 exactly.

8.

These and several following clauses do not repeat Vin.3 exactly.

17.

No payoge at Vin.3.238, which says: “(if) he himself takes there is an offence of expiation involving forfeiture”.

18.

Vin.3.240. See preceding note.

19.

At Vin.3.241 there is a dukkaṭa for asking someone to exchange; but as soon as the exchange or barter has been effected the offence is one expiation and forfeiture.

20.

Vin.3.246; the “action” means asking for the exchange to be when it has been exchanged refers to the sikkhāpada: “should get exchange.”

21.

The dukkaṭas at Vin.3.255 do not include this one.