Pali Canon

  1. a collection of scriptures, originally recorded from oral traditions in the 1st century b.c., divided into one of three parts (Pitaka ): sermons (Sutta Pitaka ), the rules of the Buddhist order (Vinaya Pitaka ), and several treatises on philosophy and psychology (Abhidhamma Pitaka ).

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