Definitions for "Vinaya"
discipline, one of the three parts of the Tripitaka: the Buddha's teachings showing ethics, the discipline and moral conduct that is the foundation for all Dharma practice, both for lay and ordained people; disciplines; taming, conversion, cultivation; monastic discipline.
the monastic discipline which defines every aspect of the bhikkhus' and bhikkhunis' way of life for the right living and harmony of the Sangha.
the Buddhist monastic discipline, or the scriptural collection of its rules and commentaries.