Modern Books about Vinaya

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khemindas
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Modern Books about Vinaya

Post by khemindas » Fri Sep 14, 2018 3:45 pm

I think many people are interested in books on Vinaya topic, especially monks, so nowadays very famous and popular book on this topic from Thanissaro Bhikkhu - The Buddhist monastic code
https://www.dhammatalks.org/vinaya/bmc/Section0000.html

But unfortunately these two volumes does not cover all questions completely. So I think it's good, that anyone can share other books here, which he knows. For example here next Books:

1) The essentials principles in Vinaya in two volumes (from Myanmar ITBMU university)
I volume
https://docviewer.yandex.ru/?url=ya-dis ... vinaya.pdf
II volume
https://docviewer.yandex.ru/view/313083 ... MDE5OX0%3D
2) Buddhist canon law (author Ashin Awbartha from Myanmar)

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Re: Modern Books about Vinaya

Post by samseva » Sat Sep 15, 2018 1:14 am

Thank you very much, Bhante.

Here is Ven. Ṭhānissaro Bhikkhu's updated (July 17, 2017) and combined version of the Buddhist Monastic Code I & II—which also has links for much easier navigation:
https://www.dhammatalks.org/vinaya/BMC_v170717.pdf
(in the future, it would be better to search the site instead, for a more recently updated version)

The six volumes of I.B. Horner's The Book of Discipline:
https://github.com/suttacentral/suttace ... f?raw=true

Ajahn Brahmavamso's Vinaya notes (a few decades old—not completely reliable, but occasionally useful):
https://www.dhammatalks.net/Books7/Ajah ... _Notes.pdf

Buddhist Monk's Discipline by Bhikkhi Khantipālo (introductory essay):
https://what-buddha-said.net/library/Wheels/wh130.pdf

Buddhist Monastic Code Errata, to correct the printed version (can't find the original link, though):
The Buddhist Monastic Code Errata.pdf
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