The candidate to be a monk is asked eleven questions to determine his suitability, his motives and his readiness;
(1) Are you free from disease?
(2) Are you a human being?
(3) Are you a man?
(4) Are you a free man?
(5) Are you free from debt?
(6) Do you have any obligations to the king?
(7) Do you have your parents' permission?
(8) Are you at least twenty years of age?
(9) Do you have your bowl and robe?
(10) What is your name?
(11) What is your teacher's name?
Once he is a monk there are 4 offences that would disqualify him from being a monk if he were to commit them;
(1) sexual intercourse of any description;
(2) taking what is not given with intention to steal;
(3) depriving purposely a human being of life in any way;
(4) falsely claiming superhuman states of attainment.
"Whenever we feel that we are definitely right, so much so that we refuse to open up to anything or anybody else, right there we are wrong. It becomes wrong view. When suffering arises, where does it arise from? The cause is wrong view, the fruit of that being suffering. If it was right view it wouldn't cause suffering." - Ajahn Chah
"Remember you dont meditate to get anything, but to get rid of things. We do it, not with desire, but with letting go. If you want anything, you wont find it." - Ajahn Chah