bhikṣuṇī-prakīrṇaka 32

pātra-praticchādanā-pratisaṁyuktaṁ

Origin story

bhagavān śrāvastīyam viharati | sthūlanandā bhikṣuṇī piṇḍacāram aṇvantī | sā dāni aparaṁ mahāntaṁ kulaṁ piṇḍāya praviṣṭā | taṁhi striyāya lola-garbho dārako | sā dān āha | ārye imaṁ dārakaṁ ujjhehi | āha | ujjhetu āryā | ahaṁ āryāye kiñcid dāsyāmi | āha | nāham enam ujjhāmi | āha | āryāya ahaṁ ettakaṁ caittakaṁ ca dāsye | tāya lubdhāya uktaṁ | iha pātre dehi | sā taṁ praticchādayitvā niṣkramati | thero dāni mahā-kāśyapo piṇḍacāraṁ praviṣṭo | therasyāpi samadānaṁ | yā prathamā bhikṣā lakṣati tāṁ bhikṣusya vā bhikṣuṇīye vā pratiṣṭhāye ti | thereṇa dāni sā dṛṣṭā | āha | āhara pātraṁ | sā saṁkusāyati praticchādeti na darśaneyeti | thero āha | āhara pātraṁ | sā maheśākhyena śāstṛ-kalpena thereṇābhigarjitā | tāya dāni bhītāya tharatharāpantīya pātraṁ praṇāmitaṁ | thereṇa dṛṣṭaṁ | āha | hi hīyāya dharmo | etaṁ prakaraṇaṁ āyuṣmān mahā-kaśyapo bhikṣuṇām ārocayati | bhikṣū bhagavato ārocayeṁsuḥ | bhagavān āha | śabdāpayatha nandāṁ | sā dāni śabdāpitā | etad eva pṛcchīyati | yāvad āma bhagavan | bhagavān āha | duṣkṛtan te nande naiṣa dharmo naiṣa vinayo yāvat | evañ ca nāma tvaṁ pātraṁ praticchādesi |

The ruling

tena hi na kṣamati pātraṁ praticchādayituṁ | pātra-praticchādanā-pratisaṁyuktaṁ |

Cases

na kṣamati bhikṣuṇīya prākaṭena pātre ṇa piṇḍāya aṭituṁ praticchādayitvā aṭitavyaṁ | yadā bhikṣāṁ praticchati tadā ugghāṭiya praticchitavyaṁ | yadi bhikṣuṁ rathyāyāṁ paśyati ugghāṭiya upadarśayitavyaṁ | sā eṣā bhikṣuṇī prākaṭena pātreṇa aṭati vinayātikramam āsādayati | bhikṣuṁ dṛṣṭvā na ugghāṭiya darśeti vinayātikramam āsādayati | idam ucyate pātra-praticchādanā-pratisaṁyuktaṁ ||