He who is above good and evil, who is chaste, who with care passes through the world, he indeed is called a bhikshu.
bhikshu, be not confident as long as thou hast not attained the extinction of desires.
Thus I have related to you the fate of all living souls, in the state and tale of the mendicant bhikshu.
Then bowing at the bhikshu's feet, with grateful mien, he wended homewards.
The Çudra and even the Chandala received the initiation of the bhikshu.
Arhat, in short, was from the first a name for the higher grade of saint-like bhikshu.
There was a look of joyful satisfaction, however, in the bhikshu's countenance.
The bhikshu was never to ask for a gift, he must receive in silence what is offered.
A bhikshu, restrained in all things, is freed from all pain.
A wise man should leave the dark state of ordinary life, and follow the bright state of the bhikshu.