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IV, 5, 2.
KULLAVAGGA.

Bhikkhu who is now sane the dispensation for those who are no longer insane.

2. 'And thus, O Bhikkhus, should it be granted.

'Let that Bhikkhu Gagga [here follow the words of the formal request, of the resolution, and of the grant by decision of the Sa*»gha, exactly in the same way as in the last case, chapter 4, § 10]/

6. 1. 'There are three cases, O Bhikkhus, in which grants of dispensation for those who are no longer insane are not valid : and three cases in which such grants are valid.

'What are the three cases in which grants of dispensation for those who are no longer insane are not valid ?

'In the first place, O Bhikkhus, in case a Bhikkhu have committed an offence : and in respect thereof either the Sawgha, or a number of Bhikkhus, or a single Bhikkhu, warn him, saying, " Does the venerable one call to mind that he has been guilty of such and such an offence ? " And he, notwith- standing that he does remember it, says, " I do not remember, Sirs, that I have been guilty of such and such an offence." Then if the Sawgha grant him the dispensation of those who are no longer insane, that grant is not valid.

'Again, O Bhikkhus, in case a Bhikkhu (&c, as before, down to) And he, notwithstanding that he does remember it, says, " I remember it, Sirs, but

as if in a dream." Then if the Sawgha grant him