4. Catutthasikkh±pada½

897. Tena samayena buddho bhagav± s±vatthiya½ viharati jetavane an±thapiº¹ikassa ±r±me. Tena kho pana samayena bhikkhuniyo bhikkhun²na½ hatthe c²vara½ nikkhipitv± santaruttarena janapadac±rika½ pakkamanti. T±ni c²var±ni cira½ nikkhitt±ni kaººakit±ni honti. T±ni bhikkhuniyo ot±penti. Bhikkhuniyo t± bhikkhuniyo etadavocu½– “kassim±ni ayye, c²var±ni kaººakit±n²”ti? Atha kho t± bhikkhuniyo bhikkhun²na½ etamattha½ ±rocesu½. Y± t± bhikkhuniyo appicch±…pe… t± ujjh±yanti khiyyanti vip±centi– “kathañhi n±ma bhikkhuniyo bhikkhun²na½ hatthe c²vara½ nikkhipitv± santaruttarena janapadac±rika½ pakkamissant²”ti…pe… sacca½ kira, bhikkhave, bhikkhuniyo bhikkhun²na½ hatthe c²vara½ nikkhipitv± santaruttarena janapadac±rika½ pakkamant²ti? “Sacca½, bhagav±”ti. Vigarahi buddho bhagav±…pe… kathañhi n±ma, bhikkhave, bhikkhuniyo bhikkhun²na½ hatthe c²vara½ nikkhipitv± santaruttarena janapadac±rika½ pakkamissanti! Neta½, bhikkhave, appasann±na½ v± pas±d±ya…pe… evañca pana, bhikkhave, bhikkhuniyo ima½ sikkh±pada½ uddisantu–
898. “Y± pana bhikkhun² pañc±hika½ saªgh±µic±ra½ [saªgh±µiv±ra½ (sy±.)] atikk±meyya, p±cittiyan”ti.
899. Y± pan±ti y± y±dis±…pe… bhikkhun²ti…pe… aya½ imasmi½ atthe adhippet± bhikkhun²ti.
Pañc±hika½ saªgh±µic±ra½ atikk±meyy±ti pañcama½ divasa½ pañca c²var±ni neva niv±seti na p±rupati na ot±peti, pañcama½ divasa½ atikk±meti, ±patti p±cittiyassa.
900. Pañc±h±tikkante atikkantasaññ±, ±patti p±cittiyassa. Pañc±h±tikkante vematik±, ±patti p±cittiyassa. Pañc±h±tikkante anatikkantasaññ± ±patti p±cittiyassa.
Pañc±h±natikkante atikkantasaññ±, ±patti dukkaµassa. Pañc±h±natikkante vematik±, ±patti dukkaµassa. Pañc±h±natikkante anatikkantasaññ±, an±patti.
901. An±patti pañcama½ divasa½ pañca c²var±ni niv±seti v± p±rupati v± ot±peti v±, gil±n±ya, ±pad±su, ummattik±ya, ±dikammik±y±ti.

Catutthasikkh±pada½ niµµhita½.