Here is an awesome picture showing the typical patimokkha recitation at Pa-Auk Meditation Center (from…

Here is an awesome picture showing the typical patimokkha recitation at Pa-Auk Meditation Center (from February).
The patimokkha is roughly a 45 page book of 227 rules that the monks must follow. They are chanted (by memory) by one skilled in memory.


Article by Bhikkhu Subhuti

Bhikkhu Subhuti is an American Buddhist Monk with roots in both Sri Lanka and Myanmar Forest Traditions. He currently resides in Myanmar but his heart sometimes floats back to Kauai, HI where he spent six months in 2015.