Points of Controversy
17.8. Of the Saṅgha and Daily Life
Moreover, did not the Exalted One speak of “meals taken in company,” “in turn,” “of food left over,” and not left over”? And did He not speak of eight kinds of drinks: “mango-syrup, jambu-syrup, plantain-syrup, mocha-syrup, honey-syrup, grape-juice, lilyroot-syrup, and pharusaka-syrup”? How then can you maintain your view?