Abhidharmapitaka, aka: Abhidharmapiṭaka, Abhidharma-pitaka; 1 Definition(s)
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Abhidharmapiṭaka (अभिधर्मपिटक).—'basket of Metaphysics', one of the three sections (piṭaka) of Buddhist holy writings which treat of अभिधर्म (abhidharma).
Derivable forms: abhidharmapiṭakaḥ (अभिधर्मपिटकः).
Abhidharmapiṭaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms abhidharma and piṭaka (पिटक).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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Bodhisattvacharyavatara (by Andreas Kretschmar)
Text Section 52-55 < [Khenpo Chöga’s Oral Explanations]
Text Section 168 < [Khenpo Chöga’s Oral Explanations]
Text Section 40 < [Khenpo Chöga’s Oral Explanations]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Act 10.7: The universes and Buddhas of the ten directions < [Chapter XV - The Arrival of the Bodhisattvas of the Ten Directions]
Part 2 - The arharts who compiled the baskets (piṭaka) < [Chapter III - General Explanation of Evam Maya Śruta]
Part 1 - Generosity of the Dharma < [Chapter XX - The Virtue of Generosity and Generosity of the Dharma]
A Dictionary Of Chinese Buddhist Terms (by William Edward Soothill)
Buddhist records of the Western world (Xuanzang) (by Samuel Beal)
Chapter 6 - Country of Kia-shi-mi-lo (Kashmir) < [Book III - Eight Countries]
Chapter 2 - Country of Mo-kie-t’o (Magadha), part 2 < [Book VIII and IX]
Chapter 21 - Country of Kien-t’o-lo (Gandhara) < [Book II - Three Countries]