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Author: I.B. Horner
Product Type: Hardcover Book
Pages or No. of Discs: 529
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The Mahavagga, the English translation of the third book of the Vinaya Pitaka, includes several sutra-like texts, including an account of the period immediately following the Buddha's Awakening, his first sermons to the group of five monks, and stories of how some of his great disciples joined the Sangha and themselves attained Awakening. Also included are the rules for ordination, for reciting the Patimokkha during uposatha days and various procedures that monks are to perform during formal gatherings of the community.
Translation of Vinaya Pitaka, Vol 4