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? (Pātidesanīya)

Monks’ Pātidesanīya 1

Prv.1.2:Bu-Pd.1 Eating solid food or soft food, having accepted it with his own hand from the hand of a nun who is not a relation (and) has entered among the houses, how many offences does he fall into? Eating … he falls into two offences: as he accepts it thinking, “I will eat,” there is an offence of wrong-doing; for every mouthful there is an offence to be confessed. Eating … he falls into these two offences.

Monks’ Pātidesanīya 2

Prv.1.2:Bu-Pd.2 Eating without restraining a nun who is giving directions he falls into two offences: … see Prv.1.2:Bu-Pd.1.

Monks’ Pātidesanīya 3

Prv.1.2:Bu-Pd.3 Eating solid food or soft food among families agreed upon as learners, having accepted it with his own hand he falls into two offences: … see Prv.1.2:Bu-Pd.1.

Monks’ Pātidesanīya 4

Prv.1.2:Bu-Pd.4 Eating solid food or soft food in forest lodgings, not announced beforehand, having accepted it with his own hand within a monastery, how many offences does he fall into? Eating … he falls into two offences: Vin.5.44 as he accepts it thinking, “I will eat” … Eating … in forest lodgings he falls into these two offences.

Concluded are the four offences to be Confessed