# Category:Mahavagga

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The **Mahavagga** is the first part of the Khandhaka, the second book of the Theravadin Vinaya Pitaka.

The **Mahavagga** has 10 chapters:

- the first chapter is simply called the great chapter; it starts with a narrative beginning immediately after the Buddha's enlightenment and telling of the beginning of his preaching and foundation of the order of monks; it goes on to give rules on ordination and related matters
- the second deals with the recitation of the Patimokkha, which is to take place every half month (at new and full moons) wherever there is a quorum of four monks
- then comes provision for the retreat for three months in the rainy season, when monks are supposed to stay in one place except for specified reasons
- at the end of the retreat they must invite their colleagues to say if they have any criticisms of their behaviour
- the fifth chapter is called the chapter on hides and deals with various topics
- the next chapter is on medicines; a passage authorizing inhalation of smoke through a tube is used by some modern monks to justify smoking
- the next chapter is called kathina, the process of making up robes, but is in fact about the exemptions granted monks from certain rules in consequence of this
- robe material
- a dispute between monks at Campa
- a dispute at Kosambi

## Pages in category "Mahavagga"

The following 163 pages are in this category, out of 163 total.

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- Mahavagga
- Mv 1.1
- Mv 1.10
- Mv 1.11
- Mv 1.12
- Mv 1.13
- Mv 1.14
- Mv 1.15
- Mv 1.16
- Mv 1.17
- Mv 1.18
- Mv 1.19
- Mv 1.2
- Mv 1.20
- Mv 1.21
- Mv 1.22
- Mv 1.23 Upatissa pasine
- Mv 1.24
- Mv 1.25
- Mv 1.26
- Mv 1.27
- Mv 1.28
- Mv 1.29
- Mv 1.3
- Mv 1.30
- Mv 1.31
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- Mv 1.4
- Mv 1.40
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- Mv 1.5
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- Mv 1.6
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- Mv 1.79
- Mv 1.8
- Mv 1.9
- Mv 10.2 Dighavu kumara Vatthu
- Mv 2.1
- Mv 2.10
- Mv 2.11
- Mv 2.12
- Mv 2.13
- Mv 2.14
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- Mv 2.2
- Mv 2.20
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- Mv 2.27
- Mv 2.28
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- Mv 2.3
- Mv 2.30
- Mv 2.31
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- Mv 2.33
- Mv 2.34
- Mv 2.35
- Mv 2.36
- Mv 2.4
- Mv 2.5
- Mv 2.6
- Mv 2.7
- Mv 2.8
- Mv 2.9
- Mv 3.1
- Mv 3.10
- Mv 3.11
- Mv 3.12
- Mv 3.13
- Mv 3.14
- Mv 3.2
- Mv 3.3
- Mv 3.4
- Mv 3.5
- Mv 3.6
- Mv 3.7
- Mv 3.8
- Mv 3.9
- Mv 4.1
- Mv 4.10
- Mv 4.11
- Mv 4.12
- Mv 4.13
- Mv 4.14
- Mv 4.15
- Mv 4.16
- Mv 4.17
- Mv 4.18
- Mv 4.2
- Mv 4.3
- Mv 4.5
- Mv 4.6
- Mv 4.7
- Mv 4.8
- Mv 4.9
- Mv 5.1
- Mv 5.10
- Mv 5.11
- Mv 5.12
- Mv 5.13
- Mv 5.2
- Mv 5.3
- Mv 5.4
- Mv 5.5
- Mv 5.6
- Mv 5.7
- Mv 5.8
- Mv 5.9
- Mv 6.40 Vinaya samukkamsa
- Mv 8.26 Kucchivikara vatthu