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 (Pātidesanīya)

Nuns’ Pātidesanīya 1

Prv:Bu-Pd. The offence to be Confessed for partaking of ghee, having had asked for … was laid down in Sāvatthī … concerning the group of six nuns … The group of six nuns, having had ghee BD.6.102 asked for, partook of it … One laying down,[1] one supplementary laying down … She originates it by four origins.

Nuns’ Pātidesanīya 2

Prv.2.1:Bi-Pd.2 … oil, having had it asked for …

Nuns’ Pātidesanīya 3

Prv.2.1:Bi-Pd.3 … honey, having had it asked for …

Nuns’ Pātidesanīya 4

Prv.2.1:Bi-Pd.4 … molasses, having had it asked for …

Nuns’ Pātidesanīya 5

Prv.2.1:Bi-Pd.5 … fish, having had it asked for …

Nuns’ Pātidesanīya 6

Prv.2.1:Bi-Pd.6 … meat, having had it asked for …

Nuns’ Pātidesanīya 7

Prv.2.1:Bi-Pd.7 … milk, having had it asked for …

Nuns’ Pātidesanīya 8

Prv.2.1:Bi-Pd.8 … curds, having had them asked for … She originates it by four origins: it may be that she originates it by body, not by speech, not by mind; it may be that she originates it by body and by speech, not by mind; it may be that she originates it by body and by mind, not by speech; it may be that she originates it by body and by speech and by mind.

Concluded are the eight offences to be Confessed

Its Summary

Ghee, oil, and then honey, molasses, and so fish,
Meat, milk, and curds too, a nun having had (them) asked for:
The eight offences to be Confessed were proclaimed by the Buddha Himself. /

Having abridged those rules of training that were given in full in the Monks’ Analysis,
Concluded is the Chapter on Laying-down-Where in the Nuns’ Analysis.

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