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Tri-pitaka (Tipitaka) : Three Baskets

by Ven. K. Sri Dhammananda in ‘What Buddhists Believe’ ‘Tripitaka is the collection of the teachings of the Buddha over 45 years in the Pali language, and it consists of Sutta – conventional teaching, Vinaya – disciplinary code, and Abhidhamma – moral psychology. The Tripitaka was compiled and arranged in …

Introduction to Khuddaka Nikaya

by Venerable Dhammavuddho Mahāthero The Tipitaka (Pali ti, “three,” + pitaka, “baskets”), or Pali canon, is the collection of primary Pali language texts which form the doctrinal foundation of Theravada Buddhism. The Tipitaka and the paracanonical Pali texts (commentaries, chronicles, etc.) together constitute the complete body of classical Theravada texts. The three divisions of the Tipitaka are: a. Vinaya …