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1. When he had passed through the probation he told the Bhikkhus, saying, 'I committed, friends, an offence--the first Samghâdisesa--which for one day I concealed. I asked the Samgha to impose upon me a probation of one day for the offence . . . . concealed. The Samgha imposed . . . . concealed. I have passed through that probation. What now should I do?'

They told this thing to the Blessed One.

'Let then the Samgha impose upon Udâyi the Bhikkhu a Mânatta of six days' duration.'

2, 3. [Here follows the kammavâkâ as in chapter 1, §§ 2, 3, to the end.]

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