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.2.10:Bi-Ss.1 Because of bringing a law-suit a nun, if she be one who speaks in envy … falls into three offences … see Vin.5.72 … Formal Meeting of the Order.

Nuns’ Saṅghādisesa 2

Prv.2.10:Bi-Ss.2 Vin.5.84 Because of ordaining a woman-thief … three offences …

Nuns’ Saṅghādisesa 3

Prv.2.10:Bi-Ss.3 BD.6.120 Because of going alone among villages … three offences …

Nuns’ Saṅghādisesa 4

Prv.2.10:Bi-Ss.4 Because of restoring a nun suspended by a complete Order not having learnt the group’s desire … three offences …

Nuns’ Saṅghādisesa 5

Prv.2.10:Bi-Ss.5 Because of 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 a nun who is filled with desire falls into three offences …

Nuns’ Saṅghādisesa 6

Prv.2.10:Bi-Ss.6 Because of instigating (by) saying, “What can this man do to you, lady … eat or partake of … having accepted with your own hand” … three offences …

Nuns’ Saṅghādisesa 10

Prv.2.10:Bi-Ss.10 Because of not giving up (her course) though being admonished up to the third time a nun who is angry falls into three offences …

Nuns’ Saṅghādisesa 11

Prv.2.10:Bi-Ss.11 Because of not giving up (her course) though being admonished up to the third time a nun who is overthrown in some legal question … three offences.

Nuns’ Saṅghādisesa 12

Prv.2.10:Bi-Ss.12 Because of not giving up (her course) though being admonished up to the third time a nun[1] who lives in company … three offences …

Nuns’ Saṅghādisesa 13

Prv.2.10:Bi-Ss.13 Because of 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” … three offences …

Concluded are the ten Offences requiring a Formal Meeting of the Order

Prv.2.10.8 … Because of partaking of curds, having had them asked for, … she falls into two offences. If she accepts them, saying, “I will eat, I will partake of” there is an offence of wrong-doing. For every mouthful there is an offence to be Confessed. Because of partaking of curds, having had them asked for, she falls into these two offences.

Concluded is the Second Chapter: on How Many Offences?

Footnotes and references:

1.

The plural usually appears in this context; but here “nun” is in the singular.

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