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1. 'A Bhikkhu against whom the Tagganiya-kamma has been carried out ought to conduct himself aright. And herein this is the right conduct 2: he ought not to confer the upasampadâ--he ought not to give a nissaya 3--he ought not to provide

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himself with a sâmanera 1--he ought not to accept the office of giving exhortation to the nuns 2--and if he has accepted the office, he ought not to exhort the nuns 2--he ought not to commit the offence for which the Tagganiya-kamma has been carried out by the Samgha against him--nor any offence of a similar kind--nor any worse offence--he ought not to find fault with the proceeding (that has been carried out against him)--nor with (the Bhikkhus) who have carried it out--he ought not to raise objection against a regular 3 Bhikkhu's taking part in the Uposatha ceremony 4--or in the Pavâranâ ceremony 5--he ought not to issue commands (to a junior inhibiting him from going beyond the bounds 6, or summoning him to come before the elders)--he ought not to set on foot a censure against any other Bhikkhu 7--he ought not to ask another Bhikkhu to give him leave (to rebuke that Bhikkhu 8)--he ought not to warn (another Bhikkhu 9 whom he supposes to be offending)--he ought

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not to call upon another Bhikkhu to remember (whether he has or has not committed an offence)--and he ought not to associate with the Bhikkhus.'


Here end the eighteen duties which follow on a Tagganiya-kamma.



337:1 This chapter is repeated below for the Nissaya-, Pabbâganiya-, and Patisâraniya-kammas (chapters 10, 15, and 21). The corresponding rule for the first two Ukkhepaniya-kammas is different, and much more stringent (chapter 27, repeated in chapter 31); but that for the third (chapter 33) is again the same as the rule laid down in this chapter. In the second Khandhaka(s, 2) the list of restrictions is again longer.

337:2 Sammâvattanâ. See Mahâvagga I, 26, 1; 27,1; 33, 1; 34, 1.

337:3 Buddhaghosa says, âgantukânam nissayo na dâtabbo. The relation of a junior Bhikkhu either to his upagghâya or to his âkariya is alike called nissaya (Mahâvagga I, 36, 1); but the term is more especially applied to the latter (Mahâvagga I, 32, 2, whereas in the corresponding formula for the upagghâya, Mahâvagga p. 338 I, 25, 7,-- the word nissaya does not occur). In other words, nissaya means all that is included in the phrase 'nissâya te vatthabbam' (Kullavagga I, 9, 2).

338:1 Compare Mahâvagga I, 36, 37.

338:2 See below, Kullavagga X, 9, 4, and also the 21st Pâkittiya.

338:3 Compare Minayeff, Pâtimokkha, p. 63.

338:4 Compare Pâtimokkham thapetum at Kullavagga IX, 2.

338:5 Compare Mahâvagga IV, 16, 2.

338:6 As, for example, under the rule at Mahâvagga I, 27, 2. Buddhaghosa says, Na savakaniyam kâtabban ti aham âyasmantam asmim vatthusmim vakaniyam karomi imamhâ âvâsâ param pi mâ pakkâmi yâva na tam adhikaranam vûpasantam hotîti. He also gives a longer note, partly to the same effect, on the corresponding passage in II, 1, 2, which will be found in our note there, and from which we have taken the second clause in the parentheses.

338:7 See the note on this word in the next chapter.

338:8 Compare Mahâvagga II, 16, 1.

338:9 Compare Kullavagga IX, 5

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