Five Offences: 1 definition
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General definition (in Buddhism)Source: Buddhist Door: GlossaryThe five rebellious acts or deadly sins: (1) parricide, i.e., killing father (2) matricide, i.e., killing mother (3) killing an arhat (4) shedding the blood of a Buddha (5) destroying the harmony of the sangha, or fraternity.
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Vinaya Pitaka (4): Parivara (by I. B. Horner)
Monks’ Analysis: on How Many Offences? (Saṅghādisesa) < [1.10. Monks’ Analysis: on How Many Offences?]
Vinaya Pitaka (2): Bhikkhuni-vibhanga (the analysis of Nun’ rules) (by I. B. Horner)
The Mahavastu (great story) (by J. J. Jones)
Buddhist Monastic Discipline (by Jotiya Dhirasekera)