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比丘《俗语佛源》
比丘,梵语bhiksu的音译,一般意译为“乞士”,俗称“和尚”。佛家指年满二十岁,受过具足戒的男性出家人。比丘的具足戒共有二百五十条。《大智度论》卷三列举了比丘的五种意译:乞士、破烦恼、出家人、净持戒、怖魔。其中乞士是最常见的意译。隋·吉藏《法华义疏》卷一说:“比丘名为乞士,上从如来乞法以练神,下就俗人乞食以资身。”比丘是佛的弟子,当然要从佛乞法,但为什么要向俗人乞食呢?原因是:比丘出家学法,一般不作治生产业,乞食不但可以省事修道,而且可以破除骄慢之心。《金刚经》载:“(佛)著衣持钵,入舍卫大城乞食,于其城中,次第乞已,还至本处。”释迦牟尼出家时,净饭王派憍陈如等五名亲信随侍。释迦成道以后,这五人在鹿野苑听法出家,是最早的比丘。(李明权)
比丘尼《俗语佛源》
《魏书·释老志》谓:“比丘为行乞,妇人道者曰比丘尼。”比丘是梵语bhiksuni的音译,意为“乞士女”,佛家指年满二十岁,受过具足戒的女性出家人。比丘尼的具足戒比比丘要多,有三百四十八戒,通常举其大数,号称五百戒。释迦牟尼成道后,在弟子阿难的请求下,允许佛的姨妈大爱道出家,大爱道成了最早的比丘尼。南朝梁·宝唱著《比丘尼传》四卷,收六十五人。比丘尼俗称尼姑,也有称为尼师、师姑的。关于“比丘尼”的意义,可以参阅“比丘”条。(李明权)
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