Atthasalini, Atthasālinī: 2 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Atthasalini means something in Buddhism, Pali. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

Buddhaghosas commentary on the Dhammasanganippakarana of the Abhidhamma Pitaka.

It was originally written in India (Mhv.xxxvi.225; Sas.31), but was probably revised in Ceylon as it mentions (pp. 97-8) the Samantapasadika, also various Atthakathas and the Visuddhi Magga.

Source: Dhamma Study: Cetasikas

in English: The Expositor

context information

Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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