Author: Hermann Oldenberg
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The Mahavagga, the third book of the Vinaya Pitaka, includes several sutta-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 duringuposatha days, and various procedures that monks are to perform during formal gatherings of the community.
PTS English Book of Discipline vol 4 Mahavagga
This book, Vinayapitaka Vol. 1, has undergone some corrections by the Pali Text Society. View the list of corrections here.
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