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 Laying-Down-Where (Pārājika)

Monks’ Pārājika 1

Prv.1.9:Bu-Pj.1 Where was that offence involving Defeat because of indulging in sexual intercourse laid down by that Lord who knows, who sees, perfected one, fully Self-Awakened One? Concerning whom? On what subject? … By whom was it conveyed? Where was that offence involving Defeat because of indulging in sexual intercourse laid down … ? … Vin.5.49 It was laid down in Vesālīsee Prv.1.1:Bu-Pj.1 … He originates it by one origin—he originates it by body and by mind, not by speech … By whom has it been conveyed? It has been conveyed by a succession (of teachers):

Upāli, Dāsaka, as well as Soṇaka, similarly Siggava,
With Moggali’s son as fifth—
these in the glorious (is)land of Jambusiri—…

These sinless sages of great wisdom,
knowing the Vinaya and skilled in the Way,
Proclaimed the Vinaya-piṭaka in the Island of Tambapaṇṇi.

Monks’ Pārājika 2

BD.6.74 Prv.1.9:Bu-Pj.2 Where was that offence involving Defeat because of taking what had not been given laid down by that Lord … ? It was laid down in Rājagahasee Prv.1.1 … it may be that he originates it by body and by speech and by mind.

Monks’ Pārājika 3

Prv.1.9:Bu-Pj.3 Where was that offence involving Defeat because of intentionally depriving a human being of life laid down? It was laid down in Vesālī … he originates it by … mind.

Monks’ Pārājika 4

Prv.1.9:Bu-Pj.4 Where was that offence involving Defeat because of laying claim (for oneself) to a non-existent, non-actual state of further-men laid down? It was laid down in Vesālī … he originates it by … mind.