TIPIAKA


TIPIAKA
(TRIPIAKA - Sanskrit)
   the PALI CANON of BUDDHIST SCRIPTURE. The name means "Three Baskets" and refers to the threefold division of texts into the VINAYA-PIAKA or narratives; SUTTA-PIAKA or dialogues and discourses; and the ADHIDHAMMA-PITAKA or popular APOLOGETIC and doctrinal works.

Concise dictionary of Religion. 2012.

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