Buddhist Books Podcast
Buddhist Books Podcast
Edward Reib
Buddhist Books: TIPIṬAKA - Part 92: Bhikkhunivibhaṅga, Pārājika IV
32 minutes Posted Feb 14, 2023 at 11:00 am.
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This is Part 92 of my recital of the "Tipiṭaka," the "Three Baskets" of pre-sectarian Buddhism, as translated into English from the original Pali Language. In this episode, we'll continue reading "Pārājika," the first part of "Bhikkhunivibhaṅga," from the "Vinaya Piṭaka," the first of the three "Piṭaka," or "Baskets." "Bhikkhunivibhaṅga" literally means "Nuns Analysis," meaning the rules for Buddhist nuns. "Pārājika" literally means "Defeats," referring to the most important rules in pre-sectarian early Buddhism, for which one can be expelled from the original Buddhist Sangha.