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bhikkhuni_patimokkha.pdfThe Bhikkhuni Patimokkha of the Six Schools2988 viewsDr. Chatsumarn Kabilsingh has translated the monastic rules of Buddhist nuns or the Patimokkha of the Six Schools, which will help us to learn and compare Theravada, Mahasanghika, Mahisasaka, Sarvastivada, Dhamagupta and Mula-Sarvastivada. The study of the patimokkha also provides insight into the historical context from which the rules took place. This translation will also provide valuable material for concerned Buddhist scholars.
bhkkrule.pdfThe Bhikkhus' Rules - Guide for Laypeople3316 viewsThe Theravadin Buddhist Monk's Rules by compiled and explained by Bhikkhu Ariyesako. Some may think that this lineage follows an overly traditionalist approach but then, it does happen to be the oldest living tradition. A slight caution therefore to anyone completely new to the ways of monasticism, which may appear quite radical for the modern day and age. The best introduction, perhaps essential for a true understanding, is meeting with a practising bhikkhu who should manifest and reflect the peaceful and joyous qualities of the bhikkhu's way of life.
bmc2.pdfThe Buddhist Monastic Code II1770 viewsThe Khandhaka Rules Translated and Explained

This volume is an attempt to give an organized, detailed account of the training rules found in the Khandhakas that govern the life of bhikkhus, together with the traditions that have grown up around them. It is a companion to The Buddhist Monastic Code, Volume One (BMC1), which offers a similar treatment of the Patimokkha training rules.
ordination.pdfOrdination Procedure2701 viewsPali / English

Ordination Procedure, was composed by Somdet Phra Sangharja Pussadeva of Wat Rajapratisahasthitamahasmarama. His Eminence reformed some of the text and procedure for Pabbajja and Upasampada from the original text. The method of Pabbajja (Going-forth) and Upasampada (Acceptance) in the Southern School (that is, Theravada) uses the original Magadha (Pali) language.
patimokkha-german.pdfBhikkhu Pâtimokkha in German1866 viewsThe author is Ven. Nyanadassana is a Buddhist monk from Greece who has lived in Sri Lanka for the last 20 years. He is fluent in several languages (including Sinhala) and is the author of the book "Bhikkhu Pâtimokkha" in German(Pâtimokkha - Das Hauptgesetz der Bettelmönche).
The_Concise_Buddhist_Monastic_Code_1.pdfThe Concise Buddhist Monastic Code 11579 viewsThe Concise Buddhist Monastic Code 1 is basically a concise guide to the Bhikkhu Pāṭimokkha based on The Buddhist Monastic Code 1 by Ṭhānissaro Bhikkhu. It incorporates information from The Buddhist Monastic Code 2 as well as other English translations of the Bhikkhu Pāṭimokkha or the Sutta-Vibhaṅga, including Suddhāso Bhikkhu’s Analysis of the Bhikkhu Pātimokkha: a translation of the Mahā -Vibhaṅga in the Vinaya-Piṭaka, I.B. Horner’s The Book of the Discipline, K.R. Norman’s The Pātimokkha, and Bhikkhu Ñāṇatusita’s A Translation and Analysis of the Pātimokkha.
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