Theravāda Vinayapiṭaka

Parivāra

19. Second Collection Of Stanzas

“How many bodily offences?
How many verbal are done?
How many offences of concealing?
How many due to contact?”

“Six bodily offences,
six verbal are done,
Three offences of concealing,
five due to contact.”

“How many offences at sunrise?
How many on up to the third time?
How many here are the eight things?
through how many is the whole collection?”

“Three offences at sunrise,
two up to the third time,
One here are eight things,
through one is the whole collection.”

“How many are the sources of Discipline
that have been laid down by the Buddha?
How many are called serious in the Discipline?
How many called concealing a very bad (offence)?”

“Two are the sources of Discipline
that have been laid down by the Buddha,
Two are called serious in the Discipline,
two concealings of a very bad (offence).”

“How many offences among villages?
How many due to the other side of a river?
In (eating) how many meats is there a grave offence?
In how many meats an offence of wrong-doing?”

“Four offences among villages,
four due to the other side of a river,
In (eating) one meat there is a grave offence,
in nine meats an offence of wrong-doing.”

“How many verbal offences at night?
How many verbal offences by day?
How many offences for one who is giving?
How many for one who is receiving?”

“Two verbal offences at night,
two verbal offences by day,
Three offences for one who is giving,
and four for a recipient.”

“How many lead on to confession?
How many for which amends are made?
How many here for which amends are not made
are spoken of by the Buddha, the Kinsman of the Sun?”

“Five leading on to confession,
six for which amends are made,
One here for which amends are not made
are spoken of by the Buddha, the Kinsman of the Sun.”

“How many serious (offences against)
Discipline are spoken of?
And bodily-verbal (offences)?
How many flavours of grain at a wrong time?
How many agreements for a motion
followed by a resolution made three times?”

“Two serious (offences against)
Discipline are spoken of
and bodily-verbal (offences),
One flavour of grain at a wrong time,
one agreement for a motion
followed by a resolution made three times.

“How many bodily Defeats?
How many grounds for communion?
And how many interruptions?
How many two finger-breadths are laid down?”

“Two bodily Defeats,
two grounds for communion,
And interruption for two (individuals),
two finger-breadths twice are laid down.”

“How many ‘having struck oneself’?
By how many is an Order split?
How many here are first offenders?
How many carryings out of a motion?”

“Two ‘having struck oneself’,
by two is an Order split,
Two here are the first offenders,
two carryings out of a motion.”

“How many offences in onslaught on creatures?
How many Defeats from speech?
How many are called offensive (words)?
Or how many because of a go-between?”

“Three offences in onslaught on creatures,
three Defeats from speech,
Three are called offensive (words),
three because of a go-between.”

“How many individuals should not be ordained?
How many things included in formal acts?
How many are called ones who are expelled?
For how many is a one fold formula?”

“Three individuals should not be ordained,
three things included in formal acts,
Three are called ones who are expelled,
for three is a one fold formula.”

“How many offences in taking what has not been given?
How many because of unchastity?
How many offences for cutting off?
How many because of throwing down?”

“Three offences in taking what has not been given,
four because of unchastity,
Three offences for cutting off,
five because of throwing down.”

“Offences of wrong-doing with Expiation
for an exhorter in an incomplete (Order of) nuns,
How many here are spoken of as nonads?
And of how many in regard to robe-material?”

“Offences of wrong-doing with Expiation are done
by an exhorter in an incomplete (Order of) nuns,
Four here are spoken of as nonads,
and of two in regard to robe-material.”

“And how many Confessions
are pointed out for nuns?
How many wrong-doings with Expiation
when they partake of raw grain?”

“And eight Confessions made
for nuns are pointed out,
Wrong-doings with Expiation are done
when they partake of raw grain.”

“How many offences for one who is walking?
And how many for one who is standing?
How many offences for one who is sitting?
And how many for one who is lying down?”

“Four offences for one who is walking,
and as many too for one who is standing,
Four offences for one who is sitting,
and as many too for one who is lying down.”

“How many offences of Expiation
all about different subjects
could one simultaneously fall into together?”

“Five are the offences of Expiation
all about different subjects
that one could simultaneously fall into together.”

“How many offences of Expiation
all about different subjects
could one simultaneously fall into together?”

“Nine are the offences of Expiation
all about different subjects
that one could simultaneously fall into together.”

“How many offences of Expiation
all about different subjects
Should be confessed by how many formulae
spoken of by the Kinsman of the Sun?”

“Five are the offences of Expiation
all about different subjects
That should be confessed by one formula
are spoken of by the Kinsman of the Sun.”

“How many offences of Expiation
all about different subjects
Should be confessed by how many formulae
are spoken of by the Kinsman of the Sun?”

“Nine are the offences of Expiation
all about different subjects
That should be confessed by one formula
are spoken of by the Kinsman of the Sun.”

“How many offences of Expiation
all about different subjects
Should be confessed after one has announced something,
are spoken of by the Kinsman of the Sun?”

“Five offences of Expiation
all about different subjects
Should be confessed after one has announced the matter,
are spoken of by the Kinsman of the Sun.”

“How many offences of Expiation
all about different subjects
Should be confessed after one has announced something
are spoken of by the Kinsman of the Sun?”

“Nine offences of Expiation
all about different subjects
Should be confessed after one has announced the matter
are spoken of by the Kinsman of the Sun.”

“How many offences up to the third time?
How many because of speech?
How many for one who is eating?
How many for partaking of?”

“Three offences up to the third time,
six because of speech,
Three offences for one who is eating,
five because of partaking of.”

“How many occasions do all the
‘up to the third times’ reach?
And for how many are offences?
For how many by a legal question?”

“Five occasions do all the
‘up to the third times’ reach,
And there is an offence for five,
and for five by a legal question.”

“For how many is there an investigation?
And for how many by a settlement?
And for how many simply no offence?
For how many reasons does one shine?”

“For five is there an investigation,
and for five by a settlement,
For five simply no offence,
for three reasons does one shine.”

“How many bodily (offences) by night?
How many bodily by day?
How many offences for looking at with longing?
How many because of alms?”

“Two bodily (offences) by night,
two bodily by day,
One offence for looking at with longing,
one because of alms.”

“Beholding how many advantages
should one confess out of faith in others?
How many are spoken of as being suspended?
How many ‘proper conducts’?”

“Beholding eight advantages
should one confess out of faith in others,
Three are spoken of as being suspended,
forty-three ‘proper conducts’.”

“On how many occasions is there lying speech?
How many are called ‘at most’?
How many are to be Confessed?
And of how many were there confessions?”

“On five occasions is there lying speech,
fourteen are called ‘at most”,
Twelve are to be Confessed,
and of four were there confessions.”

“How many factored is lying speech?
How many factors of Observance?
How many are the factors for (going on) a message?
How many the customs of other sects?”

“Lying speech is eight-factored,
eight factors of Observance,
Eight factors for (going on) a message,
eight customs of other sects.”

“How many formulas for ordination?
For how many should there be rising from?
To how many should a seat be given?
Of how many is an exhorter of nuns?”

“Eight formulas for ordination,
for eight should there be rising from,
To eight should a seat be given,
of eight is an exhorter of nuns.”

“Of how many is there ‘could be destroyed’?
Of how many a grave offence?
And of how many simply no offence?
Are they one subject for all?”

“Of one is there ‘could be destroyed’,
of four a grave offence,
And of four simply no offence,
they are one subject for all.”

“How many occasions for ill-will?
By how many is an Order split?
How many here are offences at once?
How many carryings out by a motion?”

“Nine occasions for ill-will,
an Order is split by nine,
Nine here are offences at once,
nine carryings out by a motion.”

“How many individuals should not be greeted
nor (receive) joined palms or proper homage?
For how many is there an offence of wrong-doing?
How many for wearing the three robes?”

“Ten individuals should not be greeted
nor (receive) joined palms or proper homage,
For ten is there an offence of wrong-doing,
ten for wearing three robes.”

“To how many who have kept the rains
should a robe be given here?
For how many should purity be declared?
and for how many likewise not declared?”

“To five who have kept the rains
should a robe be given here,
For seven should purity
be declared, for sixteen not declared.”

“Concealing how many hundred offences
for a hundred nights?
Having spent how many nights
could he who is under probation be freed?”

“Concealing ten hundred offences
for one hundred nights,
Having spent ten nights
he who is under probation could be freed.”

“How many defects in formal acts were spoken of
by the Buddha, the Kinsman of the Sun,
In the Vinaya-matter at Campā?
And how many—were all—not legally valid?”

“Twelve defects in formal acts were spoken of
by the Buddha, the Kinsman of the Sun,
In the Vinaya-matter at Campā,
all were made not legally valid.”

“How many excellences in formal acts were spoken of
by the Buddha, the Kinsman of the Sun,
In the Vinaya-matter at Campā?
And how many—were all—legally valid?”

“Four excellences in formal acts were spoken of
by the Buddha, the Kinsman of the Sun,
In the Vinaya-matter at Campā,
all were made legally valid.”

“How many formal acts were spoken of
by the Buddha, the Kinsman of the Sun,
In the Vinaya-matter at Campā?
How many were legally valid, not legally Valid?”

“Six formal acts were spoken of
by the Buddha, the Kinsman of the Sun,
In the Vinaya-matter at Campā;
here one was made legally valid,
Five were spoken of as not legally valid
by the Buddha, the Kinsman of the Sun.”

“How many formal acts were spoken of
by the Buddha, the Kinsman of the Sun,
In the Vinaya-matter at Campā?
How many were legally valid, not legally Valid?”

“Four formal acts were spoken of
by the Buddha, the Kinsman of the Sun,
In the Vinaya-matter at Campā;
here one was made legally valid,
Three were spoken of as not legally valid
by the Buddha, the Kinsman of the Sun.”

“Those classes of offences taught by Such a One,
the Conqueror of the Unending,
by the One who sees aloofness—
How many here are stopped without the deciding?
I ask you, (you who are) proficient in analysis.”

“Those classes of offences taught by Such a One,
the Conqueror of the Unending,
by the One who sees aloofness,—
One here is stopped without the decidings:
this I point out to you, (you who are) proficient in analysis.”

“How many doomed to the Downfall are spoken of
by the Buddha, the Kinsman of the Sun?
On the attributes of one claiming Vinaya
we listen to you.”

“One hundred and forty-four are spoken of
by the Buddha, the Kinsman of the Sun?
Schismatics of the Order, doomed to the Downfall,
to Niraya for an aeon,
On the attributes of one claiming Vinaya
listen to me.”

“How many not doomed to the Downfall are spoken of
by the Buddha, the Kinsman of the Sun?
On the attributes of one claiming Vinaya
we listen to you.”

“Eighteen not doomed to the Downfall are spoken of
by the Buddha, the Kinsman of the Sun,
On the attributes of one claiming Vinaya
listen to me.”

“How many octads are spoken of
by the Buddha, the Kinsman of the Sun?
On the attributes of one claiming Vinaya
we listen to you.”

“Eighteen octads are spoken of
by the Buddha, the Kinsman of the Sun,
On the attributes of one claiming Vinaya
listen to me.”

“How many formal acts are spoken of
by the Buddha, the Kinsman of the Sun?
On the attributes of one claiming Vinaya
we listen to you.”

“Sixteen formal acts are spoken of
by the Buddha, the Kinsman of the Sun,
On the attributes of one claiming Vinaya
listen to me.”

“How many defects in formal acts are spoken of
by the Buddha, the Kinsman of the Sun?
On the attributes of one claiming Vinaya
we listen to you.”

“Twelve defects in formal acts are spoken of
by the Buddha, the Kinsman of the Sun,
On the attributes of one claiming Vinaya
listen to me.”

“How many excellences in formal acts are spoken of
by the Buddha, the Kinsman of the Sun?
On the attributes of one claiming Vinaya
we listen to you.”

“Four excellences in formal acts are spoken of
by the Buddha, the Kinsman of the Sun,
On the attributes of one claiming Vinaya
listen to me.”

“How many formal acts are spoken of
by the Buddha, the Kinsman of the Sun?
On the attributes of one claiming Vinaya
we listen to you.”

“Six formal acts are spoken of
by the Buddha, the Kinsman of the Sun,
On the attributes of one claiming Vinaya
listen to me.”

“How many formal acts are spoken of
by the Buddha, the Kinsman of the Sun?
On the attributes of one claiming Vinaya
we listen to you.”

“Four formal acts are spoken of
by the Buddha, the Kinsman of the Sun,
On the attributes of one claiming Vinaya
listen to me.”

“How many offences involving Defeat are spoken of
by the Buddha, the Kinsman of the Sun?
On the attributes of one claiming Vinaya
we listen to you.”

“Eight offences involving Defeat are spoken of
by the Buddha, the Kinsman of the Sun,
On the attributes of one claiming Vinaya
listen to me.”

“How many offences requiring a Formal Meeting of the Order?
…”

Twenty-three offences requiring a Formal Meeting of the Order
…”

“How many Undetermined offences? …”

“Two Undetermined offences …”

“How many offences of Forfeiture? …”

“Forty-two offences of Forfeiture …”

“How many offences of Expiation? …”

“One hundred and eighty-eight offences of Expiation …”

“How many offences to be Confessed? …”

“Twelve offences to be Confessed …”

“How many Trainings are spoken of
by the Buddha, the Kinsman of the Sun?
On the attributes of one claiming Vinaya
we listen to you.”

“Seventy-five Trainings are spoken of
by the Buddha, the Kinsman of the Sun,
On the attributes of one claiming Vinaya
listen to me.”

“What has been well asked by you
that has been well answered by me.
By means of question and answer
there is nothing at all that is not threaded.”

Concluded is the Second Collection of Stanzas