Yantika Dharmas

Some articles on dharmas, yantika dharmas:

Buddhist Nuns - History - The Eight Precepts
... for offenses against those aniyata dharmas written only for Bhikṣus, for example, point up a landmark of female-male equality ... of disciplinary matters in the seven Adhikaraṇa Śamatha Dharmas, which are exactly the same, in both numbers and contents, for both the Bhikṣu and the Bhikṣunī Sanghas." Nuns were also given the right ... confession as expiation) in the bhikkhuni Payantika Dharmas ...
The Eight Garudhammas - English Translation
... between the Pali bhikkhuni Vinaya and the garudhammas 2) violation of the Payantika Dharmas is treated as a minor offense (requiring only confession as expiation) but a severe offense in the garudhammas ... six of the Eight Rules (#1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 8) belong to the Bhikṣunī Pāyantika Dharmas, yet require different punishments in garudhammas versus the pāyant ... However, the pāyantika dharmas (#175, 145, 124 or 126, 141, 143, 142) are minor rules, requiring only confession ...