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 How many Offences? (Saṅghādisesa)

Nuns’ Saṅghādisesa 1

Prv.2.2:Bi-Ss.1 Bringing a law-suit, a nun who is one who speaks in envy falls into three offences: if she announces it to one (person) the offence is one of wrong-doing; if she announces it to a second the offence is a grave one; at the end of the law-suit the offence is one requiring a Formal Meeting of the Order.

Nuns’ Saṅghādisesa 2

Prv.2.2:Bi-Ss.2 Receiving a woman-thief she falls into three offences: following the motion there is an offence of wrong-doing; following the two resolutions there are grave offences; following the conclusion of the (three) resolutions the offence is one requiring a Formal Meeting of the Order.

Nuns’ Saṅghādisesa 3

Prv.2.2:Bi-Ss.3 Going alone among villages she falls into three offences: if she goes the offence is one of wrong-doing; if she makes the first foot cross the enclosure the offence is a grave one; if she makes the second foot cross the offence is one requiring a Formal Meeting of the Order.

Nuns’ Saṅghādisesa 4

Prv.2.2:Bi-Ss.4 Restoring a nun suspended by a complete Order, without having obtained permission from the Order, which carried out BD.6.104 the proceedings in accordance with the rule, with Discipline with the Teacher’s instruction, not having learnt the group’s desire, she falls into three offences: following the motion. see Prv.2.2:Bi-Ss.2 above.

Nuns’ Saṅghādisesa 5

Prv.2.2:Bi-Ss.5 A nun who is filled with desire, partaking of solid food or soft food that with her own hand she has accepted from the hand of a man who is filled with desire, Vin.5.73 falls into three offences: if she accepts it thinking, “I will eat, I will partake of,” the offence is a grave one; for every mouthful the offence is one requiring a Formal Meeting of the Order; if she accepts water for cleansing the teeth, the offence is one of wrong-doing.

Nuns’ Saṅghādisesa 6

Prv.2.2:Bi-Ss.6 Instigating (by) saying, “What can this man, whether he is filled with desire or is not filled with desire, do to you, lady, since you are not filled with desire? Please, lady, eat or partake of the solid food or the soft food that this man is giving to you and that you have accepted with your own hand,” she falls into three offences: if at her bidding she accepts thinking, “I will eat, I will partake of,” the offence is one of wrong-doing; for every mouthful there is a grave offence; at the end of the meal the offence is one requiring a Formal Meeting of the Order.

Nuns’ Saṅghādisesa 10

Prv.2.2:Bi-Ss.10 Not giving up (her course) though being admonished up to the third time, a nun who is angry falls into three offences: following the motion … see Prv.2.2:Bi-Ss.2.

Nuns’ Saṅghādisesa 11

Prv.2.2:Bi-Ss.11 Not giving up (her course) though being admonished up to the third time, a nun who is overthrown in some legal question falls into three offences: following the motion …

Nuns’ Saṅghādisesa 12

Prv.2.2:Bi-Ss.12 Not giving up (their course) though being admonished up to the third time, nuns who live in company fall into three offences: following the motion …

Nuns’ Saṅghādisesa 13

Prv.2.2:Bi-Ss.13 Not giving up (her course) though being admonished up to the third time, (but) instigating (and) saying, “Ladies, live you as though in company, do not you live otherwise,” she falls into three offences: following the motion …

Concluded are the Offences requiring a Formal Meeting of the Order