3. Tatiyasikkh±pada½

986. Tena samayena buddho bhagav± s±vatthiya½ viharati jetavane an±thapiº¹ikassa ±r±me. Tena kho pana samayena chabbaggiy± bhikkhuniyo sutta½ kantanti. Manuss± vih±rac±rika½ ±hiº¹ant± passitv± ujjh±yanti khiyyanti vip±centi– “kathañhi n±ma bhikkhuniyo sutta½ kantissanti, seyyath±pi gihiniyo k±mabhoginiyo”ti! Assosu½ kho bhikkhuniyo tesa½ manuss±na½ ujjh±yant±na½ khiyyant±na½ vip±cent±na½. Y± t± bhikkhuniyo appicch± …pe… t± ujjh±yanti khiyyanti vip±centi– “kathañhi n±ma chabbaggiy± bhikkhuniyo sutta½ kantissant²”ti…pe… sacca½ kira, bhikkhave, chabbaggiy± bhikkhuniyo sutta½ kantant²ti? “Sacca½, bhagav±”ti. Vigarahi buddho bhagav±…pe… kathañhi n±ma, bhikkhave, chabbaggiy± bhikkhuniyo sutta½ kantissanti! Neta½, bhikkhave, appasann±na½ v± pas±d±ya…pe… evañca pana, bhikkhave, bhikkhuniyo ima½ sikkh±pada½ uddisantu–
987. “Y± pana bhikkhun² sutta½ kanteyya, p±cittiyan”ti.
988. Y± pan±ti y± y±dis±…pe… bhikkhun²ti…pe… aya½ imasmi½ atthe adhippet± bhikkhun²ti.
Sutta½ n±ma cha sutt±ni– khoma½, kapp±sika½, koseyya½, kambala½, s±ºa½, bhaªga½.
Kanteyy±ti saya½ kantati, payoge dukkaµa½. Ujjavujjave ±patti p±cittiyassa.
989. An±patti kantitasutta½ kantati, ummattik±ya, ±dikammik±y±ti.

Tatiyasikkh±pada½ niµµhita½.