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MORAL DISCIPLINE AND SELF CONTROL


 

 

(1) If a monk lax in behavior lives with a similar person and yet wishes to enter the Gana, he may be allowed to do so after confession, atonement and undergoing the cheya or parihara.

                                         �Vav. I, 29-32.

(2) Washing one's limbs with hot or cold water� masiyam parihdratthanam ugghaiyam.

                                               �Nis. II, 21.

(3) Dressing the nails or hair or moustache�m.p.u. �Nis. III, 41-46.

(4) Brushing or cleaning the teeth�m.p.u. Nis. III, 47- 49.

(5) Not scanning the ground for easing nature; depositing the excreta in an improper manner; not cleaning the anus properly�m.p.u.�Nis. IV, 102-11

(6) Depositing excrete in a house, or at the front of a house or at the door or at the open verandah, or in a house where there is a dead body (?), or on the ash of a burnt body or on a pillar for the dead, etc., or in a temple or on mud; or in a new earth-mine, or in a grove of umbara or Banyan or asvattha trees; or in a sugar-cane field or rice-field or cotton-field; or in a place where there are vegetables, groves, flowers, seeds or leaves�m.p.u. �Nis. III, 70-78.

(7) Entering the nunnery in an improper way or keeping the requisites in the path of the nuns�m.p.u. -Nis. IV, 24.

(8) Creating new quarrels or re-raising old pacified ones�m.p.u.      �Nis. IV, 25-26.

(9) Laughing with a wide-open mouth�m.p.u.      �Nis. IV, 27.

(10) For making sounds through the mouth, teeth, lips, nose, armpits, hands, nails, fruits etc.� m.p.u.                            �Nis. V, 36-59.

(11) For practicing masturbation, moving the penis by means of a piece of wood, pressing it, massaging it with oil or ghee, cleaning it with water, spraying powder over it, cutting it; trying to ejaculate semen�masiyam pariharatthanam a nugghaiyam.

(12) Dispelling the smoke in the house by requesting a heretic or householder�m.p.a.

                                                                                   �Nis. I, 57.

(13) Sitting or sleeping over a place which is full of living beings or which is unstable�c.p.u.

                                                                                   �Nis. XIII, 1-11.

(14) For wearing garlands or girdles or decorative clothes or furs or skins out of curiosity�c.p.u.                      
                                                                                   �Nis.
XVII, 3-14.

(15) Looking at one's reflection in mirror or in a bead or in oil or in fat etc.�c.p.u.

                                                                                   �Nis. XIII, 30-41.

(16) Telling (of one's own accord) one's own qualifications for the post of an acarya�c.p.u.

                                                                                   �Nis. XVII, 133.

(17) Seeing, pondering over or getting attracted towards woodwork, sculpture, books, ivory-work, jewel-work; beautiful wells, tanks; large festivals; horse-plays, elephant-plays; horse-fights, buffalo-fights, etc., any scenes of merry-making, scenes of quarrel or places where persons of all ages sing or dance putting on ornaments or fineries�c.p.u.

                                                                                   �Nis. XII, 16-28.

(18) Breaking the vow of 'pratyakhyana' frequently

                                                                                   �Nis. XII, 3.

(19) Pondering over the feet of women when they are going or coming�c. p.a.

                                                                                   �Nis. I X 8-9.

(19a) Causing a heretic or the owner of the lodge to stitch the samghadi of a nun�c.p.u.

                                                                                   �Nis. XII, 7.

(20) If the monk pondered over a nun�laghumasa.

(21) If he desired to see her again�gurumasa.

(22) If he got fever due to this desire�catvaro masah laghukah.

(23) If he got fever due to this desire�catvaro masah.

(24) If he had burning sensation�sanmasa laghavah.

(25) If he had no taste for food�sanmasa guravah.