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...

Nuns’ Analysis: on Laying-down-Where (Nissaggiya Pācittiya)

Nuns’ Nissaggiya Pācittiya 1

Prv.2.1:Bi-NP.1 The offence of Expiation involving Forfeiture for making a hoard of bowls was laid down by that Lord … at Sāvatthī[1] … concerning the group of six nuns … The group of six nuns made a hoard of bowls … One laying down … She originates it by two origins (as) in Kaṭhina-cloth.[2]

Nuns’ Nissaggiya Pācittiya 2

Prv.2.1:Bi-NP.2 The offence of Expiation involving Forfeiture for thinking robe-material (given) not at the right time was robe-material (given) at the right time, and having allotted it, having it distributed … was laid down in Sāvatthī[3] … concerning the nun Thullanandā … The nun Thullanandā, Vin.5.58 thinking that robe-material (given) not at the right time was robe-material (given) at the right time, allotting it, had it distributed … One laying down … She originates it by three origins.

Nuns’ Nissaggiya Pācittiya 3

Prv.2.1:Bi-NP.3 The offence of Expiation involving Forfeiture for tearing away a robe that has been exchanged with a nun … was laid down in Sāvatthī[4] … concerning the nun Thullanandā … The nun Thullanandā, having exchanged a robe with a nun, tore it away (from her) … One laying down … She originates it by three origins.

Nuns’ Nissaggiya Pācittiya 4

Prv.2.1:Bi-NP.4 The offence of Expiation involving Forfeiture for after having asked for one thing then asking for another … was laid down in Sāvatthī[5] … concerning the nun Thullanandā … The nun Thullanandā, having asked for one thing, asked for another … One laying down … She originates it by the six origins.

Nuns’ Nissaggiya Pācittiya 5

Prv.2.1:Bi-NP.5 BD.6.86 … for after getting one thing in exchange getting another in exchange … see Prv.2.1:Bi-NP.4

Nuns’ Nissaggiya Pācittiya 6

Prv.2.1:Bi-NP.6 The offence of Expiation involving Forfeiture for getting something in exchange for that which was necessary (and) appointed for another thing, destined for another thing, (and) belonging to an Order … was laid down in Sāvatthī[6] … concerning several nuns … Several nuns got something in exchange … One laying down … She originates it by the six origins.

Nuns’ Nissaggiya Pācittiya 7

Prv.2.1:Bi-NP.7 … for getting something in exchange for that which was necessary (and) appointed for another thing, destined for another thing, belonging to an Order (and) that she herself had asked for …

Nuns’ Nissaggiya Pācittiya 8

Prv.2.1:Bi-NP.8 … for getting something in exchange for that which was necessary (and) appointed for another thing, destined for another thing, belonging to a company …

Nuns’ Nissaggiya Pācittiya 9

Prv.2.1:Bi-NP.9 … for getting something in exchange for that which was necessary (and) appointed for another thing, destined for another thing, belonging to a company (and) that she herself had asked for …

Nuns’ Nissaggiya Pācittiya 10

Prv.2.1:Bi-NP.10 The offence of Expiation involving Forfeiture for getting something in exchange for that which was necessary (and) appointed for another thing, destined for another thing, belonging to an individual … was laid down in Sāvatthī[7] … concerning the nun Thullanandā … The nun Thullanandā got something in exchange for that which was necessary … One laying down … She originates it by the six origins.

Nuns’ Nissaggiya Pācittiya 11

Prv.2.1:Bi-NP.11 The offence of Expiation involving Forfeiture for bargaining[8] for a heavy cloth (worth) more than four “bronzes” … was laid down in Sāvatthī[9] … concerning the nun Thullanandā … The nun Thullanandā asked the king for a woollen garment … One laying down … She originates it by the six origins.

Nuns’ Nissaggiya Pācittiya 12

Prv.2.1:Bi-NP.12 The offence of Expiation involving Forfeiture for bargaining for a light cloth (worth) more than two and a half “bronzes” Vin.5.59 … was laid down in Sāvatthī[10] … concerning the nun BD.6.87 Thullanandā … The nun Thullanandā asked the king for a linen garment … One laying down … She originates it by the six origins.

Concluded are the twelve Offences of Expiation involving Forfeiture

Its Summary

Bowl, and not-the-right-and-the-right-time,
in exchange, she asked,
Having got in exchange, necessary,
and belonging to an Order, a company,
Herself asking, belonging to an individual,
four “bronzes”, two and a half.

Footnotes and references:

2.

See Vin.5.88; and Monks’ Bu-NP.1.

8.

On cetāpeti here more probably meaning to bargain than to get in exchange, see BD.3.239, n.1.

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