I noticed many people on the forum are quite knowledgeable in regards to the Vinaya and the different levels of offenses. I wondered if there are any useful online training guides or books which help study the material, or whether anyone has any good suggestions for studying it. I have Thannisaro Bhikkus books but I am unsure if this is something I just read whole
"And how is it, bhikkhus, that by protecting oneself one protects others? By the pursuit, development, and cultivation of the four establishments of mindfulness. It is in such a way that by protecting oneself one protects others.
"And how is it, bhikkhus, that by protecting others one protects oneself? By patience, harmlessness, goodwill, and sympathy. It is in such a way that by protecting others one protects oneself.- Sedaka Sutta [SN 47.19]