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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Kalupahana cites texts in the agamas and nikayas that contradict the doctrine of momentariness.

To the wise truth-seekers, Abhidhamma is an indispensable guide and an intellectual treat. A typical chapter there are a number of divergences from this pattern is in three parts. On the council of Rajagaha.

Abhidhamma Pitaka

Rabbit 2, 10 By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Modern Psychology, limited as it is comes within the scope of Abhidhamma inasmuch as it deals with the mind, with thoughts, thought-processes, and mental states but it does not admit of a psyche or a soul.

In Abhidhamma all irrelevant problems that interest students and scholars, but having no relation to one’s Deliverance, are deliberately set aside. The four Noble Truths that form the foundation of the Buddha’s teaching are dependent on this one fathom body.

The Abhidhamma Pitaka Pali; English: The first of these parts explains the topic according to the sutta method, often word-for-word as in actual suttas.


Our editors will review what you’ve submitted, and if it meets our criteria, we’ll add it to the article. The Abhidhamma Pitaka is a detailed scholastic analysis and summary of the Buddha’s teachings in the Suttas.

Whoever the great author or authors of the Abhidhamma may have been, it has to be admitted that he or they had intellectual genius comparable only to that of the Buddha. Note that, although no English translation of the “The Book of Pairs” Yamaka is mentioned in the above link, there is one. Post as a guest Name. For a discussion of the contents see article on Abhidhamma in ERE. The earliest texts of the Pali Canon have no mention of the texts of the Abhidhamma Pitaka.

Unfortunately, our editorial approach may not be able to accommodate all contributions. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Some English equivalents such as consciousness, will, volition, intellect, perception are used in a specific sense in Western Philosophy.

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Look within, Seek thyself. Great Community school, the forerunners of Mahayana. The Pali Abhidhamma Pitaka encompasses the following texts, or pakarana s: The Dhammasangani Summary of Dharma is a manual of ethics for monks. The Vibhanga Division or Classification [1] consists of 18 chapters, each englizh with a different topic. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPjtaka Policyand our Terms of Service. Therefore, the seven Abhidhamma works are generally claimed by scholars not to represent the words of the Buddha himself, but those of disciples and scholars.

The importance of the Abhidhamma Pitaka in classical Sinhalese Buddhism is suggested by the fact that it came to be furnished, not only, like much of the canon, with a commentary and a subcommentary on that commentary, but even with a subsubcommentary on that subcommentary. Thank you for your feedback. Horner, Book of the Discipline, Volume 5, page All mental states are enumerated.


Abhidhamma Pitaka

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Pigaka Abhidhamma texts are not systematic philosophical treatises but a detailed scholastic reworking, according to schematic classifications, of doctrinal material appearing in the Sutta s.

Scholars, however, generally date the Abhidhamma works to originating some time around the third century BCE, to years after the death of the Buddha. He is regarded by….

Nevertheless, they are highly venerated, particularly in Myanmar Burma. The legend further relates that after the Enlightenment the Buddha spent the fourth week in the Ratanaghara, revolving in his mind the intricate doctrines of the Abhidhamma englizh all their details J.

Please try again later. The Kathavatthu Points of Controversy [1] consists of more than two hundred debates on questions of doctrine. Chief events connected with the process of birth and death are explained in detail.

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