10. Dasamasikkh±pada½

973. Tena samayena buddho bhagav± r±jagahe viharati ve¼uvane kalandakaniv±pe. Tena kho pana samayena bhikkhuniyo tattheva r±jagahe vassa½ vasanti, tattha hemanta½, tattha gimha½. Manuss± ujjh±yanti khiyyanti vip±centi– “±hundarik± bhikkhun²na½ dis± andhak±r±, na im±sa½ dis± pakkh±yant²”ti. Assosu½ kho bhikkhuniyo tesa½ manuss±na½ ujjh±yant±na½ khiyyant±na½ vip±cent±na½. Atha kho t± bhikkhuniyo bhikkh³na½ etamattha½ ±rocesu½. Bhikkh³ bhagavato etamattha½ ±rocesu½. Atha kho bhagav± etasmi½ nid±ne etasmi½ pakaraŗe dhammi½ katha½ katv± bhikkh³ ±mantesi– “tena hi, bhikkhave, bhikkhun²na½ sikkh±pada½ pańńapess±mi dasa atthavase paµicca– saŖghasuµµhut±ya…pe… saddhammaµµhitiy± vinay±nuggah±ya. Evańca pana, bhikkhave, bhikkhuniyo ima½ sikkh±pada½ uddisantu–
974. “Y± pana bhikkhun² vassa½vuµµh± c±rika½ na pakkameyya antamaso chappańcayojan±nipi, p±cittiyan”ti.
975. Y± pan±ti y± y±dis±…pe… bhikkhun²ti…pe… aya½ imasmi½ atthe adhippet± bhikkhun²ti.
Vassa½vuµµh± n±ma purima½ v± tem±sa½ pacchima½ v± tem±sa½ vuµµh±.
“C±rika½ na pakkamiss±mi antamaso chappańcayojan±nip²”ti dhura½ nikkhittamatte ±patti p±cittiyassa.
976. An±patti sati antar±ye, pariyesitv± dutiyika½ bhikkhuni½ na labhati, gil±n±ya, ±pad±su, ummattik±ya, ±dikammik±y±ti.

Dasamasikkh±pada½ niµµhita½.

Tuvaµµavaggo catuttho.