Meaning of TRIPITAKA in English


, also tipitaka. * The three main sacred scriptures of Buddhism. A "pitaka" is a basket and so the term refers to the "three baskets." The first basket is the teachings of the Buddha. The second is the discipline for the sangha . The third is that of special teachings. For further information about the tripitaka, click here .

Buddhism English glossary.      Английский глоссарий буддизма.