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? (Saṅghādisesa)

Monks’ Saṅghādisesa 1

Prv.1.10:Bu-Ss.1 Because of emitting semen making an effort … one falls into three offences …

Monks’ Saṅghādisesa 2

Prv.1.10:Bu-Ss.2 Because of coming into physical contact (with a woman) … one falls into five offences. If a nun, filled with desire, consents to taking hold of a man who is filled with desire above the circle of the knees there is an offence involving Defeat.[1] If a monk rubs (her) body with (his body) there is an offence requiring a Formal Meeting of the Order. If he rubs an article of clothing (of hers) with (his) body there is a grave offence. If he rubs an article of clothing (of hers) with an article of clothing (of his) there is an offence of wrong-doing. In tickling BD.6.77 with the fingers there is an offence of Expiation.[2] Because of coming into physical contact one falls into these five offences.

Monks’ Saṅghādisesa 3

Prv.1.10:Bu-Ss.3 Because of offending a woman with lewd words one falls into three offences …

Monks’ Saṅghādisesa 4

Prv.1.10:Bu-Ss.4 Because of speaking in praise of sense-pleasures for oneself one falls into three offences …

Monks’ Saṅghādisesa 5–12

Prv.1.10:Bu-Ss.5 Prv.1.10:Bu-Ss.6 Prv.1.10:Bu-Ss.7 Prv.1.10:Bu-Ss.8 Prv.1.10:Bu-Ss.9 Prv.1.10:Bu-Ss.10 Prv.1.10:Bu-Ss.11 Prv.1.10:Ss.12 Because of acting as a go-between … of begging for having a hut built for oneself … of having a large vihāra built … of defaming a monk … of not giving up (his, their, course) one falls into three offences …

Monks’ Saṅghādisesa 13

Prv.1.10:Bu-Ss.13 Because of not giving up his course a monk who brings a family into disrepute, though being admonished up to three times falls into three offences: following the motion there is an offence of wrong-doing; following the two resolutions there is a grave offence; following the conclusion of the (three) resolutions there is an offence requiring a Formal Meeting of the Order …

Footnotes and references:

1.

This is part of Nuns’ Bi-Pj.5.

2.

This is Monks’ Bu-Pc.52.