Nuns’ rules and their analysis
Nuns’ Expiation (Pācittiya) 89
… at Sāvatthī in the Jeta Grove in Anāthapiṇḍika’s monastery. Now at that time the group of six nuns bathed with scented ground sesamum. People … see Bi-Pc.87.1; read, bathed with scented ground sesamum, etc. … “… this rule of training:
“Whatever nun should bathe with scented ground sesamum, there is an offence of expiation.”
Scented means: whatever is scented.
Ground sesamum means: it is called crushed sesamum seed.
Should bathe means: if she bathes, in the business there is an offence of wrong-doing; at the end of the bathing there is an offence of expiation.