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Should any bhikkhuni teach more than five or six sentences of Dhamma to a man, unless a knowledgeable woman is present, it is to be confessed. A bhikkhuni who is not ill may eat one meal at a public alms center.
What was bhikkhjni is still mine. A brief digression into comparative analysis should help to illustrate the significance of these central texts.
In places where the bhikkhuni lineage was historically missing or bhjkkhuni died out, due to hardship, alternative forms of renunciation have developed. I will not eat licking the lips: The Garlic Chapter 1. Should any bhikkhuni — along a road, in a cul-de-sac, or bhikkuni a crossroads — stand patimpkkha converse with a man one on one, or whisper in his ear, or dismiss the bhikkhuni who is her companion, it is to be confessed.
The Go-calling Chapter Part Fourteen: The confession is valid only if in accord with the facts, e. But when a bhikkhu has picked up or had someone pick up a valuable or what is considered a valuable left in a monastery or in a dwelling, he is to keep it, thinking, “Whoever it belongs to will come and fetch it.
The Bhikkhuni Patimokkha of the Six Schools
Should any bhikkhu bathe at intervals bhiokhuni less than half a month, except at the proper occasions, it is to be confessed. Some cook while others practise and teach meditation. The Pali here has the feminine form — unordained female person — but none of the commentaries explain why. Should any bhikkhuni give Acceptance act as a preceptor to two probationers in one year, it is to be confessed.
In many ways, friend, the Blessed One has described obstructive acts, and when indulged in they are genuine obstructions.
American Tibetan Buddhist monk Thubten Pende gave his views: In Theravada Buddhismthe Patimokkha bhikkhuin the basic code of monastic discipline, consisting of rules for fully ordained monks bhikkhus and for nuns bhikkhunis. There being some reason or another for a bhikkhu to go to an army, he may stay two or three consecutive nights with the army.
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The Dhamma is well-expounded. In case a bhikkhu arriving patiokkha a family residence is presented with cakes or cooked grain-meal, he may accept two or three bowlfuls if he so desires. Should any bhikkhu lie down together in the same dwelling with an unordained person patiimokkha more than two or three consecutive nights, it is to be confessed. The damaging of a living plant is to be confessed. Views Read Edit View history.
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The Blessed One would not say anything like that. I will eat alms food methodically: Should any bhikkhuni say, “What does it pati,okkha to you whether this man is lusting or not, when you are not lusting?
Should any bhikkhu knowingly and by arrangement travel together with a caravan of thieves, even for the interval between one village and the next, it is to be confessed. However, according to the scriptural account, not only did the Buddha lay down more rules of discipline for the bhikkhunis compared to the bhikkhu’s in the Theravada version bhikkjuni, he also made it more difficult for them to be ordained, and made them subordinate to monks.
For lay bhukkhuni also there are many discourses, as inspiring and rich in meaning as we find in the Sutta Pitaka.
Benefit of the doubt is given to the monk unless there is over-riding evidence. Should any bhikkhuni knowingly make use of water with living beings in it, it is to be confessed. Bhikkhus, a training rule is to be understood, is to be asked about, is to be pondered.
Should any bhikkhuni study lowly arts literally, bestial knowledgeit is to be confessed. I will not teach Dhamma to a person whose head is covered with a robe or scarf and who is not ill: Should any bhikkhuni, without direct knowledge, boast bhikkhhni a superior human state, a truly noble knowledge and vision as present in herself, saying, “Thus do I know; thus do I see,” such that regardless of whether or not she is cross-examined on a later occasion, she — being remorseful and desirous of purification — might say, “Ladies, not knowing, I said I know; not seeing, I said I see — vainly, falsely, bjikkhuni unless it was from over-estimation, she also is defeated and no longer in communion.
Archived from the original on 4 December July Learn how and when to remove this bhikkhini message. Views Read Edit View history. It is like having a spear in your heart”.
Malicious tale-bearing among bhikkhunis is to be confessed. When a bhikkhuni has finished her robe-making and the frame is destroyed her kathina privileges are in abeyance: Should any bhikkhuni, having determined an out-of-season cloth to be an in-season cloth, distribute it, it is to be forfeited and confessed.
That company of bhikkhunis’ final bowl should be presented to the bhikkhuni, saying, “This, bhikkhuni, is your bowl. Within these social conditions, Gautama Buddha opened up new horizons for women by founding the bhikkhuni sangha.
The Sharing Chapter InSaccavadi and Gunasari were ordained as bhikkhunis in Bhikkhini Lankathus becoming the first female Burmese novices in modern times to receive higher ordination in Sri Lanka. If the brackets follow the rule and include the word “see” followed by a number, the corresponding bhikkhus’ rule is similar rather than identical.
Archived from the original on 22 November I will receive alms food with bean curry in proper proportion: