list of the rules of pātimokkha. Here you will the list of the rules of conduct that all the bhikkhus are supposed to observe. On this page, each rule is . In Theravada Buddhism, the Patimokkha is the basic code of monastic discipline, consisting of rules for fully ordained monks (bhikkhus) and for nuns. The Bhikkhu Patimokkha – A Word by Word Translation- This is a word by word translation of the code of discipline or rules of the Buddhist monks, the.
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Should any bhikkhu who is not ill, having asked for finer staple foods such as these for his own sake, then eat them, it is to be confessed. There are ninety two Pacittiya and they are minor violations which do not entail expulsion or any probationary periods.
The aniyata are two indefinite rules where a monk is accused of having committed an offence with a woman in a screened enclosed or private place by a lay person. Settling a conflict by a majority decision. Should any bhikkhu, angered and displeased, evict a bhikkhu from a dwelling belonging to the Community, or have him evicted, it is to be confessed. Not to use a sitting cloth of more than 2. Should any bhikkhu have a robe made the size of the Sugata robe or larger, it is to be cut down and confessed.
The four parajikas for bhikkus are: Not to lie down in a building in which there is a woman.
Vinaya Pitaka, Bhikkhu Patimokkha
Not to leave one of the robes more than six nights in a village, at the end of the vassa period, while lodging in a dangerous area. Not to blame or slander a bhikkhu. If he should stay longer than that, it is to be confessed. Not to teach the dhamma to someone sitting at a higher level unless he is ill. Not to request medicinal products beyond the limits of the quantity or time fixed by the donor. Not to watch an army departing for combat.
Not to teach to a woman more than six consecutive words of dhamma. Not to enter the king’s chamber without warning. Should any bhikkhu say the following: Should any bhikkhu, without taking leave of an available bhikkhu, enter a village at the wrong time, unless there is a suitable emergency, it is to be confessed.
Not to look at someone else’s bowl with jealousy. Not to travel with smugglers planning to perpetrate a fraud. He is not allowed to become a monk again in his lifetime. Not to leak one’s hand. Thus it is not proper for a monk to be alone with a woman, especially in screened or private places. Not to teach the dhamma to someone who is lying down unless he is ill. Benefit of the doubt is given to the monk unless there is over-riding evidence. Retrieved on May 9, Not to fill the mouth with food so that the cheeks are inflated.
When a bhikkhu is making a skin-eruption covering cloth, it is to be made to the standard measurement.
Here the standard is this: When a bhikkhu is making a sitting cloth, it is to be made to the standard measurement. If a monk breaks any one of the rules he is automatically “defeated” in the holy life and falls from monkhood immediately.
Not to accept the floor carpets only made of black sheep wool.
Not to laugh loudly when bhikku to inhabited areas. Should any bhikkhu, angered and displeased, give a blow to another bhikkhu, it is to be confessed. Not to remain alone with a woman in an isolated place. Should any bhikkhu chew or consume stored-up staple or non-staple food, it is to be confessed.
Not to accept money. Not to throw pieces of food into the mouth. Should any bhikkhu, admonished by the bhikkhus in accordance with a rule, say, “Friends, I will not train myself under this training rule until I have put ptimokkha about it to another bhikkhu, experienced and learned in the discipline,” it is to be confessed.
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Not to lack respect. Not to swing the head when going to inhabited areas.
When a bhikkhu is making a rains-bathing cloth, it is to be made to the standard measurement. Should any bhikkhu stand eavesdropping on bhikkhus when they are arguing, quarreling, and disputing, thinking, “I will overhear what they say” if doing it for just this reason patimomkha no other, it is to be confessed.
Not to eat cutting pieces de food with the mouth. These are the proper occasions here. Should any bhikkhu knowingly lie down in a dwelling belonging to the Community so as to intrude on a bhikkhu who arrived there first, thinking”Whoever finds it confining will go away,” doing it for just that reason and no other, it is to be confessed. Not to place the hands on the hips when sitting in inhabited areas.
Should any bhikkhu, by arrangement, travel together with a woman, even for the interval between one village and the next, it is to be confessed. Patimokiha any bhikkhu, angered and displeased, raise his hand against another bhikkhu, it is to be confessed.