3 parts of the Vinaya

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The three parts of the Vinaya (rules for monastics):

1. Suttavibhanga: the basic rules of conduct (Patimokkha) for bhikkhus and bhikkhunis, along with the origin story/reason for each one.

2. Khandhaka:(i) Mahavagga: rules of conduct and etiquette and historical information. (ii) Cullavagga: elaboration of etiquette and duties and rules and procedures.

3. Parivara: summaries

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