Tipitaka Abhidhamma Pitaka Contents[show] Abhidhamma Pitaka The various sources & make it available to the mankind (again) & in English for everyone. Note that, although no English translation of the “The Book of Pairs” Most of the abhidhamma pitaka has been translated by the PTS. Abhidhamma Pitaka, (Pali: “Basket of Special Doctrine” or “Further Doctrine”), Sanskrit Abhidharma Pitaka, the third—and historically the latest—of the three.
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Abhidhamma PitakaPali: Unlike Sutta and Vinayathe seven Abhidhamma works are generally claimed to represent not the words of the Buddha himself but those of disciples and great scholars. Nevertheless, they are highly venerated, particularly in Myanmar Burma. The Abhidhamma texts are not systematic philosophical treatises but a detailed scholastic reworking, according to schematic classifications, of doctrinal material appearing in the Sutta s.
As such they represent a development in a rationalistic direction of summaries or numerical lists. The topics dealt with in Abhidhamma books include ethicspsychology, and epistemology. As the last major division of the canon, the Abhidhamma corpus has had a checkered history.
It was not accepted as canonical by the Mahasanghika Sanskrit: Great Iptaka school, the forerunners of Mahayana. The Pali Abhidhamma Pitaka encompasses the following texts, or pakarana s: Historically one of the most important of the seven, the Kathavatthu is a series of questions from a heretical i. We welcome suggested improvements to any of our articles. You can make it easier for us ahidhamma review and, hopefully, publish your contribution by keeping a few points in mind.
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