Meaning of ABHIDHAMMA PITAKA in English


Third and latest collection of texts comprising the Pali canon (see Tripitaka ) of Theravada Buddhism.

The first two collections, Sutta Pitaka and Vinaya Pitaka , are attributed to the Buddha . Abhidhamma Pitaka texts are ascribed to later disciples and scholars; they deal with ethics, psychology, and epistemology.

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