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1. Whilst he was undergoing that probation, he committed an offence--the first, &c.--which he did not conceal.

He told the Bhikkhus, saying, 'I committed, &c. . . . I asked the Samgha, &c. . . . The Samgha imposed upon me a probation of two--three--four--five days. Whilst I was undergoing that probation, I committed, &c. . . .'

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They told that matter to the Blessed One.

'Let then the Samgha, O Bhikkhus, throw back Udâyi the Bhikkhu to the commencement (of his probationary course).'

2, 3. [Here follows the kammavâkâ as in chapter 1, with the necessary alterations.]

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