Traditional term for ancient collections of Buddhist sacred scriptures.- Tripiṭaka
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The Sutta Pitaka (or Suttanta Pitaka;
Basket of Discourse; cf Sanskrit सूत्र पिटक ) is the second of the three divisions of the Tripitaka or Pali Canon, the Pali collection of Buddhist writings of Theravada Buddhism.
7th-century Chinese Buddhist monk, scholar, traveler, and translator.
"Sanzang" is the Chinese term for the Buddhist canon, or Tripiṭaka ("Three Baskets"), and in some English-language fiction and English translations of Journey to the West, Xuanzang is addressed as "Tripitaka."
The (Sanskrit, Pali; ) is a Buddhist scripture, one of the three parts that make up the Tipiṭaka (lit.
Abhidharma (Sanskrit: 𑀅𑀪𑀺𑀥𑀭𑁆𑀫 ) or Abhidhamma (Sinhala: අභිධම්ම) are ancient (3rd century BCE and later) Buddhist texts which contain detailed scholastic presentations of doctrinal material appearing in the Buddhist sutras.
After the closing of the various Buddhist canons, Abhidharma texts continued to be composed, but now they were either commentaries on the canonical texts (like the Pali Aṭṭhakathās and the Mahāvibhāṣa), or independent treatises (śāstra) in their own right.
Aphorism or a collection of aphorisms in the form of a manual or, more broadly, a condensed manual or text.
These teachings are assembled in part of the Tripiṭaka which is called the Sutta Pitaka.
Collective term for the schools of Mahāyāna Buddhism that developed across East Asia which follow the Chinese Buddhist canon.
Early Chinese Buddhism was influenced by translators from Central Asia who began the translation of large numbers of Tripitaka and commentarial texts from India and Central Asia into Chinese.
The Taishō Tripiṭaka (Japanese: Taishō Shinshū Daizōkyō; lit. “Taishō Revised Tripiṭaka”) is a definitive edition of the Chinese Buddhist canon and its Japanese commentaries used by scholars in the 20th century.
Buddhist texts are those religious texts which belong to the Buddhist tradition.
The first Buddhist texts were initially passed on orally by Buddhist monastics, but were later written down and composed as manuscripts in various Indo-Aryan languages (such as Pāli, Gāndhārī, and Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit) and collected into various Buddhist Canons.
Middle Indo-Aryan liturgical language native to the Indian subcontinent.
It is widely studied because it is the language of the Buddhist Pāli Canon or Tipiṭaka as well as the sacred language of Theravāda Buddhism.
The Vinaya (Pali & Sanskrit: विनय) is the division of the Buddhist canon (Tripitaka) containing the rules and procedures that govern the Buddhist monastic community, or Sangha.