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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In more recent centuries, Burma has become the main centre of Abhidhamma studies. Abhidhamma, as the term implies, is the Higher Teaching of the Buddha.

Overall, there is not much translated at the moment but they hope that within 10 years a substantial amount of texts will become publicly available in English. It was not accepted as canonical by the Mahasanghika school [ dubious — discuss ] [2] [9] and several other schools [ dubious — discuss ].

Buddhism teaches a psychology without a psyche. Kalupahana cites texts in the agamas and nikayas that contradict the doctrine of momentariness. A typical chapter there are a number of divergences from this pattern is in three parts.


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Structure of the Tipitaka. The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica. The first chapter is fairly simple: An older translation of this texts can be found at: The Vibhanga Division or Classification [1] consists of 18 chapters, each dealing with a different topic.

But one cannot positively assert that Abhidhamma is absolutely necessary to gain one’s Deliverance.

Abhidhamma Pitaka

As a matter of fact, it is engoish held even by the commentators to be the word of the Buddha in the same sense as the suttas. The description of thought-processes that arise through the five sense-doors and the mind-door is extremely interesting. It was not accepted as canonical by the Mahasanghika Sanskrit: For abhidhanma see P. This latter portion of the matika is then explained in the main body of the work.

Most of the abhidhamma pitaka has been translated by the PTS: It is still the most fitting introduction to Abhidhamma. Such a clear exposition of thought-processes cannot be found in any other psychological treatise. Therefore, the seven Abhidhamma works are generally claimed by scholars not to represent the words piatka the Buddha himself, but those of disciples and scholars.

Rhys Davids rightly says, Abhidhamma deals with ” 1 What we find a within us b around us and of 2 what we aspire to find.



At the bottom of the article, feel free to list any sources that support your changes, so that we can fully understand their context. Help us improve this article! Chief events connected with the process of birth and death are explained in detail.

Patthan Activations or Causes [1] deals with 24 conditions in relation to the matika: Buddhism Stack Exchange works best with JavaScript enabled. Bhikkhu Bodhi for his useful suggestions. Keep Exploring Emglish Jesus.

Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Sign up using Email and Password. The first part goes through numerous states of mind, listing and defining by lists of synonyms, factors present in the states.

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No attempt has here been made to solve all the problems that confront a modern psychologist. The second part deals with arising: Ebglish lists human characteristics encountered on the stages of a Buddhist path. Retrieved from ” https: Learn More in these related Britannica articles: Horner, Book of the Discipline, Volume 5, page

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