Buddhist forum about the dhamma of theravada buddhism. The patimokkha for bhikkhuni monday, 16 march 2009 17. Bhikkhuni patimokkha pali monastic discipline for buddhist nuns addeddate 20140422 07. The pali canon of therav ada buddhism, after two and a half millennia and six major rehearsals, has been generally recognized as the oldest, most original, most complete, and most accurate record of the buddhas teachings still available today. This is a word by word translation of the code of discipline or rules of the buddhist monks, the patimokkha, which is recited bimonthly in buddhist monasteries. Panimokkha rules, and there are whole sections of the pali vinaya texts devoted to. Rules entailing expulsion from the sangha defeat 1. The patimokkha contains the rules of the conduct for buddhist bhikkhus and bhikkhunis. Press of thailand, i was privileged to publish the first com plete pali ptimokkha in roman characters with a pageby page translation into english by ven. For easy navigation use the bookmarks feature and the hyperlinks to jump to crossreferences. A grammar of the pali language most introductory pali grammar books consist of lessons that teach the elements of the language in stages, but because of that they are also very difficult to use as a reference when you need to look up a nouns declension, or a verbs conjugation. Intentional discharge of semen, except while dreaming, entails initial and subsequent meetings of the community. Precepts4as well as the bhikkhus 227 rules of the patimokkha. Pali studies a grammar of the pali language buddhist.
Kodi archive and support file vintage software community software apk msdos cdrom software cdrom software library. It is mainly intended for buddhist monks, but it will also be of interest of those who are studying pali or buddhist monastic law. Buddhaghosa had interpreted to mean the magadhi dialect spoken. If marked with the abbreviation comm, parenthetical insertions in the rules are drawn from the commentary, buddhaghosas samantapasadika. Pali canon online the original words of the buddha. Chatsumarn kabilsingh has translated the monastic rules of buddhist nuns or the patimokkha of the six schools, which will help us to learn and compare theravada, mahasanghika, mahisasaka, sarvastivada, dhamagupta and mulasarvastivada. Indeed, in this day and age we are fortunate to have the authentic teachings of the buddha preserved for future generations. The minor rules, which came to number several hundred, they gathered into chapters loosely organized according to topic, called khandhakas.
Should any bhikkhu, overcome by lust, with altered mind, engage in bodily contact with a woman, or in holding her hand, holding a lock of her hair, or caressing any of her limbs, it entails initial and subsequent meetings of the community. Tipitaka in buddhism, the patimokkha is the basic theravada code of monastic discipline, consisting of 227 rules for monks bhikkhus and 311 for nuns bhikkhunis. Renowned personalities educate viewers on the various aspects of buddhist values and culture. Jpts contentsthe tipitaka pali ti, three, pitaka, baskets, or pali canon. As time passed, and the number of rules grew, some of the buddhas followers, headed by ven. Basket of discipline is a buddhist scripture, one of the three parts that make up the tripi. Upali, gathered the major rules into a set code the patimokkha that eventually contained 227 rules.
On suttacentral, right now the bhikkhu patimokkha is only available in pali, but soon. Better still, study the actual pali vinaya scriptures themselves with the help of a good vinaya and pali teacher. Bhikkhu patimokkha in pali indian religions buddhist practices. Last revised for access to insight on 17 december 20. For easy navigation use the bookmarks feature and the. In theravada buddhism, the patimokkha is the basic code of monastic discipline, consisting of. In theravada buddhism, the patimokkha is the basic code of monastic discipline, consisting of 227 rules for fully ordained monks. Click the link below to access the original vinaya pitaka files in pali language, the language spoken. The bhikkhus rules a guide for laypeople buddhanet.
The study of bhikkhuna patimokkha, which is a part of the vinaya, is necessary as it proves to be one of the ways to understand the historical growth of the saigha community. Introduction to the patimokkha rules by thanissaro bhikkhu. Where there are variable readings we have chosen to use. This book is mainly intended for buddhist monks themselves.
The pali chants are those tr aditionally used in thailand. A concise palienglish dictionary for use by students in schools and colleges has been a longfelt need. The digital library of the university of sri jayewardenepura gives the opportunity for keen readers of the tripitaka to easily find the volumes online. In theravada buddhism, the patimokkha is the basic code of monastic discipline, consisting of 227 rules for fully ordained monks bhikkhus and 311 for nuns bhikkhunis. As this article have mentioned earlier, the oral literature is the origin buddh bdv. Language of buddhas words buddhavacana in cullavagga v, 33 of the book of discipline 4, the buddha made an injunction allowing monks to learn his teachings in saka nirutti or own dialect, which the great pali commentator ven. This edition is specially formatted for viewing onscreen in a pdf. It is contained in the suttavibhanga, a division of the vinaya pitaka. Be that as it may, especially for those who dont have access to the pali scriptures or have a good vinaya teacher, it is still the best patimokkha reference book an englishspeaking monk can get. Pali language, a practical grammar of the, pdf file of book by charles duroiselle. Indacanda bhikkhu, colombo, 2005 doc file 2 pali text is used herein with permission of vipassana research institute, igatpuri, india.
This book is an depth study and word by word translation of the bhikkhu patimokkha, the code of discipline of buddhist monks which is recited bimonthly in buddhist monasteries. Chatsumarn kabilsingh has translated the monastic rules of buddhist. Software sites tucows software library software capsules compilation shareware cdroms cdrom images zx spectrum doom level cd. The patimokkha is a summary of the rules as recided by the monks and nuns during the monthly assemblys.
Discussion of ordination, the vinaya and monastic life. Pali was the language spoken by the buddha, and employed by him to expound his teachings. Adapted from the 1995 edition of the digital version of the sri lanka buddha jayanti tripitaka series and proofed against, and mostly resolved to the 1979 pali text society a. Hoti smps 7 seid vollkommen in sittlichkeit, ihr monche, vollkommen im patimokkha. The first part of vinaya pitaka is called patimokkha. This path enables all those who follow it to lead a peaceful and happy life. The bhikkhuni patimokkha of the six schools buddhanet. Since then, king maha makut university press have produced a few improved editions. The only available palienglish lexiconthe work of childers being long out of printis the famous publication of the pali text society, but this too is fast becoming rare and difficult to procure. There are several ways to then return to the original location. The bhikkhus code of discipline, translated from the pali by thanissaro bhikkhu. Le tipitaka les trois corbeilles le canon pali page 2. Bhikkhu patimokkha in pali free download as pdf file. A major effort has been made to achieve greater accuracy in transliterating the pali.
For this second edit ion we have expanded the number of chants considerably, and have also included some chants from the sri lankan tradition. The early saigha is the embodiment of the teaching of the buddha, and the growth of buddhism lay within it. Vinaya pitaka wikipitaka the completing tipitaka fandom. Discuss the consequences of the buddhas imposition of eight special rules for nuns.
The confusion is further compounded by the traditional. This is a list of disciplinary rules listed in various sections and is meant for confession. This book is chiefly intended for those who study the buddhist teachings through the medium of the english language, but wish to familiarize themselves with some of the original pali terms of doctrinal import. Buddhist monks patimokkha pali chanting in the buddhist church on uposatha day, recorded from wat khung taphao, uttaradit province, thailand. Should any bhikkhu participating in the training and livelihood of the bhikkhus, without having renounced the training, without having declared his weakness engage in sexual intercourse, even with a female animal, he is defeated and no longer in affiliation. Excerpted from patimokkha on wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The main part of this book is a word by word translation of the pali text of the bhikkhu. In response, the buddha delivered a discourse known as mangala sutta, in mangala sutta is customarily chanted for blessings on auspicious occasions.1213 1225 194 1362 1056 828 346 12 780 1224 982 396 683 119 633 688 343 1357 561 1370 808 174 794 1452 1491 381 511 1089 1066 312 1005 105 314 1043 305 283 550