Monastic Rules

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Monastic Rules

Postby fragrant herbs » Wed Jun 29, 2011 12:07 am

Can someone tell me where in the Pali Canon is the list of monastic rules? I know that monks have over 200 and nuns over 300. I once read the books that Thanissaro Bhikkhu published. Thank you.
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Re: Monastic Rules

Postby Goofaholix » Wed Jun 29, 2011 12:09 am

fragrant herbs wrote:Can someone tell me where in the Pali Canon is the list of monastic rules? I know that monks have over 200 and nuns over 300. I once read the books that Thanissaro Bhikkhu published. Thank you.


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"Proper effort is not the effort to make something particular happen. It is the effort to be aware and awake each moment." - Ajahn Chah
"When we see beyond self, we no longer cling to happiness. When we stop clinging, we can begin to be happy." - Ajahn Chah
"Know and watch your heart. It’s pure but emotions come to colour it." — Ajahn Chah
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Re: Monastic Rules

Postby fragrant herbs » Wed Jun 29, 2011 2:12 am

thanks so much. now i can look it up. :anjali:
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Re: Monastic Rules

Postby cooran » Wed Jun 29, 2011 8:30 am

Thank you, Bhante! :bow:

with metta and respect,
Chris
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Re: Monastic Rules

Postby fragrant herbs » Wed Jun 29, 2011 11:00 am

Thank you so much Bhikkhu Pesala. I had read both of the code books years ago when I used to attend a monastery.
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