Now at that time Bhikkhunîs dwelt in the forest, and men of abandoned life violated them.
They told this matter to the Blessed One.
'A Bhikkhunî is not, O Bhikkhus, to adopt the forest life. Whosoever does so, shall be guilty of a dukkata 1.'
363:1 Compare Mahâvagga I, 30, 4, and I, 77, and our note above on X, 17, 8.