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Canonical Pâli Buddhist Literature of the Theravâda School

Chapter VIII - Khuddaka Nikaya

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Of the five Nikayas, Khuddaka Nikaya contains the largest number of treatises (as listed below) and the most numerous categories of dhamma Although the word "Khuddaka" literally means "minor" or "small", the actual content of this collection can by no means be regarded as minor, including as it does the two major divisions of the Pitaka, namely, the Vinaya Pitaka and the Abhidhamma Pitaka according to one system of classification. The miscellaneous nature of this collection, containing not only the discourses by the Buddha but compilations of brief doctrinal notes mostly in verse, accounts of personal struggles and achievements by theras and theris also in verse, the birth stories, the history of the Buddha etc , may account for its title

The following is the list of treatises as approved by the Sixth International Buddhist Synod:

Khuddaka Nikaya Progress

Khuddaka Nikaya

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