Origin of Tripitaka
< Sanskrit, equivalent to tri- tri- + piṭaka basket
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A new collection of the Tripitaka (the ninth) was published 1285-87.
More than twenty of their treatises have been admitted into the Tripitaka.
On the other hand, he attended Buddhist services and published an edition of the Tripitaka.
He repaired many buildings at P'u-t'o and distributed copies of the Tripitaka to the monasteries of his Empire.
Pagspa also superintended the preparation of a new edition of the Tripitaka, not in Mongol but in Chinese.
- Buddhism the three collections of books making up the Buddhist canon of scriptures
from Pali tri three + pitaka basket
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