Gaina Sutras by Alexander Dana NoyesGaina Sutras by Alexander Dana Noyes

Gaina Sutras

byAlexander Dana Noyes

Paperback | January 17, 2013

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...or bench or bed or couch, which he himself has begged, to any fellow-ascetics arriving there who follow other rules than he, yet are zealous brethren; but he should not offer them anything of which he has taken possession for the sake of somebody else. (4) Having got possession of some place in a traveller''s hall, &c, a mendicant might ask from a householder or his sons the loan of a needle or a Pippalaka2 or an ear-picker or a nail-parer, he should not give or lend. it to somebody else; but 1 Compare the corresponding precept in II, 2, 3, § 3. The Guzerati commentator only says that pippalaka is some utensil. The older commentators do not explain this passage. having done that for which he wanted one of the above articles, he should go with that article there (where the householder, &c, is), and stretching out his hands or laying the article on the ground, he should, after consideration, say: '' Here it is! here it is!'' But he should not with his own hand put it in the hand of the householder. (5) A monk or a nun should not take possession of anything1 on the bare ground, on wet ground, where there are eggs, &c; nor on pillars or such an above-ground place (II, 2, 1, $ 7); nor on a wall, &c.; nor on the trunk of a tree, &c.; nor where the householder or fire or water, or women or children or cattle are, and where it is not fit for a wise man to enter or to leave, &c, nor to meditate on the law; nor where they have to pass through the householder''s abode or to which there is no road, and where it is not fit, &c; nor where the householder or his wife, &c, bully or scold each other, &c. (see II, 2, 1, $ 9, and 3, § 7); nor where they rub or anoint each other''s body with oil or ghee or butter or grease; nor where they take a bath,...
Title:Gaina SutrasFormat:PaperbackDimensions:98 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.2 inPublished:January 17, 2013Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217832407

ISBN - 13:9780217832403