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Vinaya Pitaka: The Basket of the Discipline

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I have therefore put them, when they occur, into a smaller type, as also other passages concerned with small shades of differences. There is a corresponding Bhikkhuni-vibhanga, sometimes referred to as the Bhikkhunl-vinaya, or Discipline for nuns, with its set of Patimokkha rules. Dear Sudinna, you do not know anything of discomfort. The chief asceticism which it recognises is a taming, a training damatha, from the root dam , the restraint of evil deeds, 1 E. These stories give information on how the rule came to be laid down by Buddha. Laymen, therefore, see to their material well-being while they in turn look to the monks for their spiritual needs. If he touches them, there is an offence involving defeat.

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Vinaya Pitaka

the vinaya pitaka

Herein, monks, a monk going to the jungle, going 1 Mannasi. « Capital of the Vajji country. The terms parajika, sanghddisesa and manatta are shortly discussed on pp. For by this means some early feature of the Order's history may be kept in mind. The Western monk, coming into Europe from the East, has, like the Buddhist bhikkhu, a long and compli- cated history, and monks of one century and Order differ considerably from monks of another century and Order. A guide, in dictionary form, through the Pali canon, with detailed descriptions of the major landmarks in the Canon.

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Guide to Tipitaka

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In comparison, it does not cover as many Vinaya points, but has some unique information. These praised the beauty of death to my husband; by these my husband has been killed. Three of these are still in use: Theravadin Theravada , Mulasarvastivadin the schools of and Dharmaguptakin. On the other hand, the rules themselves are designed to assure a satisfying life, and provide a perfect springboard for the higher attainments. The standard throw decides this. On detecting, even on suspecting that conduct unfitting in a recluse.

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Vinaya

the vinaya pitaka

Another excellent outline of the Tipitaka, containing summaries of many important suttas. Gotama is said not to show complete taste, which consists in paying reverence, making salutation, getting up from the seat and making a respectful greeting. And these lords were untiring in exhorting the disciples, for they read their minds with their own. Both agreed, then both should be expelled. Sramana occurs, however, in the Satapatha Brahmana. See also these entries in the : ,. The twelfth Saiighadisesa should be compared with the Anumana Sutta.

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The Vinaya Pitaka

the vinaya pitaka

A translation of the Mulasarvastivadin and Dharmaguptaka bhikkhuni Patimokkhas. That is your father's and the other is your paternal grandfather's. I mention this tendency for words to grow and change, a tendency not of course peculiar to these two terms, simply to remind the reader that etymology is not an infallible guide to the developed meaning of terms. After the death and of the Buddha, Upali recited the Buddha's rules to the monks assembled at the First Buddhist Council. People who cannot understand this situation criticize the behavior of certain monks because of those changes. Also the venerable Dhaniya, the potter's son, having made a grass hut, went up there for the rains.

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Vinaya

the vinaya pitaka

A certain monk, being below, lifted up a beam. Parajika Pali Parajika Pali which is Book I of the Vinaya Pitaka gives an elaborate explanation of the important rules of discipline concerning Parajika and Sanghadisesa, as well as Aniyata and Nissaggiya which are minor offences. She held this view: whatever woman gives sexual intercourse, gives the highest gift. This was also used of them by the laity e. However, He instituted certain rules as and when the need arose.

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Tipitaka: The Pali Canon

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And, lord, those monks said : ' The lord has talked in many ways on the subject of the impure, he spoke in praise of the impure, spoke in praise of increasing contemplation of the impure, he spoke in praise of taking the impure as a stage in meditation ' — so those monks dwelt intent upon the practice of contemplating the impure in its many different aspects. This was not because we did not want to give. In this way, it is believed there is an unbroken lineage of ordinations going back to the Buddha himself. Making it enter his own bowl, he touches something worth five mdsakas or more than five tndsakas, there is an offence of wrong-doing. But surely you did not mean that. Whilst members of other schools adapt themselves to the wearing of robes with appropriate colour and pattern, the Theravada sect has continued to adhere to the use of the original robes that were traditionally prescribed despite the changed social and climatic conditions.

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Vinayapitaka, Vinaya

the vinaya pitaka

The Patimokkha rules are the core of the Suttavi- bhanga. The rules were either drawn up in their entirety in Gotama's lifetime; or they were drawn up in their entirety after his parinibbdna utter waning ; or some were drawn up during his lifetime and others afterwards. This notion already had history behind it by the time the Sakyan Order of monks came into being. As such when it comes to variant interpretations, the author usually presents all of them though some may be wrong or questionable without passing his own judgment. But, in fact, the Order became a powerful magnet, attracting men and women from many and various families, classes, trades and occupations, from the ranks of the Jains and Wanderers paribbdjaka. Law, Geography of Early Buddhism, p.


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The Vinaya Pitaka

the vinaya pitaka

If this is not done, monks will have to face numerous problems in the course of their survival and in their association with the public. It is not easy to keep oneself going by gleaning or by favour. We do not consent to your going forth from home into homeless- ness. The most comprehensive of these is when a monk is mad, in pain or a beginner. There are two Aniyata offences the nature of which is uncertain and indefinite as to whether it is a Parajika offence, a Samghadisesa offence or a Pacittiya offence.

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Vinaya Pitaka

the vinaya pitaka

A certain woman goatherd seeing him. Abhidharma Pitaka The last of three, Abhidharma pitaka contains a detailed analysis of Buddhist teachings. The three divisions of the Tipitaka are: The collection of texts concerning the rules of conduct governing the daily affairs within the Sangha — the community of bhikkhus ordained monks and bhikkhunis ordained nuns. A first-hand glimpse of the way of life for a meditating forest monk in Thailand. Death would be better for me than life.

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