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.