1. Now Mahâ-pagâpatî the Gotamî went up to the place where the Blessed One was, and bowed down before him, and stood respectfully on one side. And, so standing, Mahâ-pagâpatî the Gotamî said to the Blessed One: 'What course, Lord, shall we pursue with reference to those precepts for the
[paragraph continues] Bhikkhunîs which are applicable also to the Bhikkhus?'
'Train yourselves, Gotamî, therein in the same manner as the Bhikkhus do.'
'And what course, Lord, should we pursue in reference to those precepts for the Bhikkhunîs which are not applicable also to the Bhikkhus?'
'Train yourselves, Gotamî, therein according to the substance thereof, as they are laid down.